Major Cheese Heist Puts Dutch Dairy Farmers on Alert

Thieves made off with thousands of pounds of cheese, worth about $23,000, from a Dutch dairy farm last week.

#agriculture-and-farming, #cheese, #dairy-products, #netherlands, #robberies-and-thefts

Her IBS Was Misery. But What If She Actually Had Something Else?

For two decades, the patient was told she had irritable bowel syndrome, and now there was little she was able to eat. Then her tests showed something strange.

#antibiotics, #bacteria, #bowels, #brucellosis, #dairy-products, #irritable-bowel-syndrome, #tests-medical

Will Cutting Out Dairy Give Me Clear Skin?

Maybe, experts say, but the science is mixed.

#content-type-service, #dairy-products, #diet-and-nutrition, #milk, #skin

Organic Milk Farmers in Northeast Under Pressure as Processors Look West

Organic milk has been a lifeline for small farms in Maine and other New England states. Now those farms are facing trouble as milk processors look to huge dairies in Western states.

#agriculture-and-farming, #agriculture-department, #augusta-me, #cattle, #colorado, #dairy-products, #lactalis-group, #maine, #milk, #new-england-states-us, #new-hampshire, #northeastern-states-us, #organic-foods-and-products, #organic-valley-cooperative, #stonyfield-farm, #university-of-maine, #vilsack-tom

3,000 Years Ago, Britain Got Half Its Genes From France, DNA Study Suggests

An extensive study of ancient DNA suggests that a wave of newcomers — and perhaps the first Celtic languages — crossed the English Channel three millenniums ago.

#archaeology-and-anthropology, #bronze-age, #dairy-products, #dna-deoxyribonucleic-acid, #england, #france, #genetics-and-heredity, #immigration-and-emigration, #kent-england, #language-and-languages, #nature-journal, #reich-david-e-1974, #your-feed-science

Flooding in Washington Brings Death and Devastation to Dairies

Near-record flooding in Washington State drowned cattle, demolished homes and damaged equipment. Broken supply chains are making it even harder to recover.

#agriculture-and-farming, #cattle, #dairy-products, #floods, #washington-state

Crunch at Ports May Mean Crisis for Family Farms

Backlogs and cancellations are hitting American growers as costs rise, profits slump and overseas customers shop elsewhere.

#agriculture-and-farming, #dairy-products, #freight-cargo, #international-trade-and-world-market, #milk, #port-of-los-angeles-calif, #ports, #ships-and-shipping, #trucks-and-trucking

At Rwanda’s Favorite Bars, Forget the Beer: Milk Is What’s on Tap

Milk is a favorite drink in Rwanda, and milk bars serve it up in abundance, fresh or fermented, hot or cold. “When you drink milk, you always have your head straight and your ideas right.”

#bars-and-nightclubs, #cattle, #dairy-products, #kigali-rwanda, #milk, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #rwanda, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity

Why Lawsuits Over ‘Misleading’ Food Labels Are Surging

A flurry of litigation by advocacy groups seeks to combat what they say is a rise in deceptive marketing by food giants.

#agriculture-and-farming, #agriculture-department, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #butterball-llc, #cargill-inc, #consumer-protection, #dairy-products, #food, #labeling-and-labels-product, #meatpacking-plants-and-slaughterhouses, #seafood, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #turkeys, #united-states-politics-and-government

On This German Farm, Cows Are in Charge. Or at Least Coequals.

The cows don’t have to produce milk. The pigs sleep late. No animal on this former dairy farm serves a human need. Their only purpose is to live peacefully — and provoke questions about how we eat.

#agriculture-and-farming, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #animals, #butjadingen-germany, #cattle, #dairy-products, #germany, #hof-butenland-butjadingen-germany, #livestock, #milk, #pigs, #veganism

Long Before Beth Ford Became Land O’ Lakes C.E.O., She Cleaned Toilets

Beth Ford has spent much of her career working on supply chain issues, which has served her well as the leader of Land O’ Lakes.

#agriculture-and-farming, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #corporate-social-responsibility, #dairy-products, #executives-and-management-theory, #ford-beth-1964, #land-olakes-inc

Oatly, a Maker of Oat Milk, Is About to Have Its IPO

Oatly, maker of dairy alternatives, could be worth $10 billion when it lists on the stock market this week. The share sale is a barometer of changing consumer preferences.

#blackstone-group-the, #china-resources-holdings, #dairy-products, #initial-public-offerings, #milk, #nestle-sa, #oatly-inc, #peas, #private-equity, #schwarzman-stephen-a, #sweden, #veganism

Are Plant Milks Good for You?

They can be, but in most cases, they should not be considered a nutritional substitute for dairy.

#dairy-products, #diet-and-nutrition, #food, #health-foods, #labeling-and-labels-product, #milk, #sugar, #vitamins

Canadians Try to Solve the Enigma of Hard Butter

Pandemic inspired baking has helped focus national attention on a burning question: Why does Canadian butter seem so firm?

#butter, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #dairy-products, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Is Dairy Farming Cruel to Cows?

A small group of animal welfare scientists is seeking answers to that question. Facing a growing anti-dairy movement, many farmers are altering their practices.

#agriculture-and-farming, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #cattle, #dairy-products, #dick-van-dam-dairy, #hawthorne-valley-farm, #your-feed-science

The Buttermilk-Brined Turkey of Your Thanksgiving Dreams

Every November, people ask Samin Nosrat if her beloved roast chicken recipe works with turkey. She decided to find out.

#content-type-service, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #dairy-products, #salt-fat-acid-heat-book, #thanksgiving-day, #turkeys

The Poundcake of Your Dreams

This buttery loaf has a moist, golden crumb, a crème fraîche tang and a texture just as light (or dense) as you like.

#bakeries-and-baked-products, #cakes, #dairy-products, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Lotus Flower Plague-Repellent Pills and Other Gifts From China

Herbal formulas are also a potion for national cohesion.

#alternative-and-complementary-medicine, #chicago-ill, #china, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #communist-party-of-china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #dairy-products, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #flowers-and-plants, #foreign-students-in-us, #hong-kong, #immigration-and-emigration, #infant-formulas, #japan, #libel-and-slander, #lu-xun-1881-1936, #masks, #melamine, #milk, #propaganda, #quarantines, #shanghai-china, #united-states, #yao-ming

What’s Gotten Into the Price of Cheese?

Shifts in pandemic demand have wreaked havoc on a market that’s rarely volatile.

#cheese, #chicago-mercantile-exchange, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dairy-products, #sartori-co, #wisconsin

This Isn’t Strawberry Shortcake as You Know It

Serve this summery pair with crunchy cookies instead of soft biscuits.

#cookies, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #dairy-products, #fruit, #strawberries, #summer-season

‘We Had to Do Something’: Trying to Prevent Massive Food Waste

Some producers acknowledge the efforts are “just a drop in the bucket” of what farmers can’t sell and are destroying instead.

#agriculture-and-farming, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dairy-products, #food, #food-banks-and-pantries

Dumped Milk, Smashed Eggs, Plowed Vegetables: Food Waste of the Pandemic

With restaurants, hotels and schools closed, many of the nation’s largest farms are destroying millions of pounds of fresh goods that they can no longer sell.

#agriculture-and-farming, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dairy-products, #food, #onions, #sanderson-farms-inc

Global Trade Sputters, Leaving Too Much Here, Too Little There

As the pandemic stretches on, consumers and businesses could run short of some products in months to come.

#azevedo-roberto, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dairy-products, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #factories-and-manufacturing, #international-trade-and-world-market, #laptop-computers, #medical-devices, #ships-and-shipping, #shortages, #world-trade-organization

How to Freeze Just About Everything

Wondering how you can make the most of your freezer and your food? Melissa Clark can help.

#cheese, #cookies, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #dairy-products, #eggs, #food, #fruit, #home-appliances, #meat, #seafood, #storage, #vegetables