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Robert Cohen,
September 2013

"Haagen-Dazs (a clever Scandi-sounding name invented by Americans in 1961) was bought for its Euro-sounding sophistication by the kind of Americans who first bought those Mercs and Beemers, while Ben & Jerry's (now owned by Unilever) brought a post-hippy sensibility to bear. Buyers saw the brand as saying 'all-natural, organic and Fairtrade.'"
- Peter York

The marketing effort of dairy producers to sell raw or organic milk as being healthier for human drinkers has always been a scam. Now, a group of researchers at North Carolina State University have proven that organic milk is not even healthier for calves than non-organic milk.

The August 2013 issue of the Journal of Dairy Science included a study that compared cow health and milk quality on North Carolina organic farms to conventional dairies. Here is what they found after examining 4,793 milk samples and checking the health of cows:

  • "The proportion of cows with subclinical mastitis did not differ between conventional and organic herds."
  • "No significant differences were observed between organic and conventional herds for cow-level prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus..."
  • "Two of the organic herds had a notably higher prevalence of Corynebacterium..."
  • "Despite differences in herd management, milk quality was remarkably similar between the organic and conventional dairies compared for this study."

"The benefits of consuming raw milk are illusory, but the painful costs of illness and death are very real."
- - September 17, 2013

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