Dairy Industry News

  • PETA Teams with Alicia Silverstone: Brings Animatronic Cow to Schools

    Nov 16, 2018 · Dairy Herd Management

    Hollywood actress Alicia Silverstone, and the animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), are teaming up to spread a message that people should not consume dairy.But cow comfort and care are core principles that guide most dairy farmers. The 2013 Animal Care Reference Manual reports more than 70% of the U.S. milk supply participates in the National Dairy FARM program: Farmers Assuring Responsible Management. The program's goal is to show consumers that dairy producers have a caring relationship with their animals.Read Full Article

  • Ellie May and friend come to Critzer

    Sep 10, 2018 · The Southwest Times

    This week, much to the delight of the student body, the Mobile Dairy Classroom, featuring Ellie May the cow, came to Critzer Elementary School.Read Full Article

  • Consume this drink at breakfast to help manage diabetes, study says

    Aug 31, 2018 · The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Is milk a part of your diet? Consuming it during breakfast may help diabetes patients manage the disease, according to a new report.Researchers from the University of Guelph in Canada recently conducted a small study, published in the Journal of Dairy Science, to explore the effects of consuming high-protein milk at breakfast on blood glucose levels.Read Full Article

  • “For the Love of All That is Dairy, Why Are We Still Eating Low-Fat”

    Aug 31, 2018 · Bonappetit

    Just recently, a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that there is no link between higher fat dairy intake and mortality—and, in fact, higher whole-fat dairy intake may guard against strokes. But beyond that, other studies have established that whole-fat dairy is actually better for you than its skimpier brethren.Read Full Article

  • Eating cheese and red meat is actually good for you

    Aug 31, 2018 · New York Post

    Grill up that steak and roll out a wheel of cheddar — because red meat and cheese are back on the menu for healthy living.Researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, found that people who scarf down higher levels of red meat and cheese are likely to live longer.Read Full Article