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December 26, 2018

 

Meat’s Expanding Its Horizons, Giving The Livestock Industry Pause

With fake meat products becoming increasingly realistic, the meat industry is pushing for tighter labeling laws.

November 2, 2018

 

Got Milk? And If So, Why?

Milk sits at the intersection of culture and biology. Food scholar Andrea Wiley helps us understand milk’s outsized role in the American diet.

August 15, 2018

 

Ben & Jerry’s ‘Milk with Dignity’ Pact With Farmworkers Paying Off

Some workers say wages and living conditions have improved. Farms have also committed to providing five annual paid sick days, five paid vacation days and to meet housing health and safety standards.

May 7, 2018

 

Milk! The ‘Most Over-Argued Food In History’

Author Mark Kurlansky discusses his new book Milk! with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro, and the roots of modern debates on dairy.

April 9, 2018

 

As Vermont’s Milk Industry Struggles, Canadian Dairies Thrive

Dairy farmers on the U.S. side say they're getting paid less than what it costs to produce the milk. The Canadian system balances milk supply with consumer demand through production quotas.

June 14, 2017

 

Qatar Solves Milk Shortage By Airlifting 4,000 Cows

A businessman will charter some 60 Qatar Airlines flights for the bovines. He aims to jumpstart a dairy industry in Qatar.

May 7, 2017

 

Just How Organic Is Your Milk? It Depends On The Dairy

Is there a difference between organic milk bought in a grocery store and milk bought straight from farmers? Reporter Peter Whoriskey talks about his findings.

May 7, 2017

 

Stirring The Pot: Aunt Lilly’s Cheese Blintzes

As I cut into a blintz and the sweet steam of the filling escapes, I revert to that child sitting in my mother’s kitchen.

May 3, 2017

 

How Canadian Dairy Farmers Escape The Global Milk Glut

President Trump recently accused Canada of unfairly blocking imports of milk from the U.S. He was taking aim at a system that defiantly rejects the free market.

March 9, 2017

 

A Lenten Soup Flavored With Centuries Of Tradition

This thick, creamy stew features 12 "grains" to represent the Twelve Apostles and cod to denote Jesus, a meal befitting Ecuador's elaborate Lenten traditions.

March 9, 2017

 

For Breast Cancer Survivors, Soy Tied To Longevity Boost

New research finds eating soy milk, edamame and tofu does not have harmful effects for women with breast cancer, as some have worried.

February 26, 2017

 

Camel Milk Is About To Hit Shelves Across India

A nomadic community of camel herders in India has long relied on camel milk. Now, a big Indian company is getting ready to market camel milk as a health food.

February 23, 2017

 

Dairy Group Pushes State-Sponsored Visas

Dairy industry groups want to allow states to sponsor their own visas for foreign workers.

February 19, 2017

 

Kefir Panna Cotta

Kefir Panna Cotta is similar to yogurt and granola with a soft texture.

February 6, 2017

 

How Fancy Cheese May Save Some Small-Scale Dairies

Increasing demand for upscale, local foods has created a market for on-farm cheesemakers. Profit is not guaranteed and the up-front investment is significant.

February 4, 2017

 

Chasing A Dream Built On Dairy, Master Of Milk Came Home

For one of the biggest dairymen in U.S., success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire.

January 13, 2017

 

As Big Milk Moves In, Family-Owned Dairy Farms Rapidly Fold

Large-scale dairy farms are more lucrative, and national milk production has actually increased. But small farmers see their way of life dying.

January 13, 2017

 

Milk At The Intersection Of Culture, Biology And History

Does milk really help kids grow? Is dairy an important part of a healthy diet for adults? Andrea Wiley's research interrogates our assumptions about cow's milk.

December 13, 2016

 

Washington Dairy Workers Challenge Exemption From Overtime

The dairy industry runs 24/7 but federal law excludes its workers from overtime pay. A new class-action lawsuit in Washington state is challenging that law.

September 14, 2016

 

Pumpkin Ale Ice Cream

The beer and vanilla bean complement each other nicely so that you get just a hint of ale flavor at the end of each spoonful of ice cream.

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