The Milk Cliff, And The Scary Thought Of Paying A Fair Price For Dairy
Nutrition

The Milk Cliff, And The Scary Thought Of Paying A Fair Price For Dairy

U.S. citizens are outraged by the thought of paying 7 to 8 dollars for a gallon of milk, but who is to say that’s expensive? The USDA’s Milk Income Loss Contract Program (MILC), administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA), is meant to “compensate dairy producers when domestic milk prices fall below a specific level.” This is a fancy way … Continue reading

If You’re Going to Spray Milk, You Better Make It Chocolate
Nutrition

If You’re Going to Spray Milk, You Better Make It Chocolate

On Monday, reports surfaced of nearly 2,500 dairy farmers spraying thousands of liters of milk outside of the European Parliament in Brussels. Farmers from France, Germany, Luxembourg  the Netherlands, and Poland turned their hoses on to the collection of government buildings, with no mercy for drenched policemen and onlookers. The demonstration was organized by the European Milk Board in protest of … Continue reading