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World Plant Milk Day is August 22nd

World Plant Milk Day is August 22nd

Founded in 2017, World Plant Milk Day is an international celebration which highlights the health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits of switching from dairy to plant-based dairy alternatives. Macadamia nut-based milk producer milkadamia is celebrating the holiday with its special “14 Reasons Why Moo Is Moot” social media campaign. Each day leading up to August 22nd the company posts a […]

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America Is Drowning in Milk No One Wants

America Is Drowning in Milk No One Wants

When a pipe leaks, there are two courses of action: shut off the water or continue filling buckets. The first, while it does involve some thought, is by far the more effective solution. America has run into this problem of sorts; dairy farmers are producing more milk than the market demands. However, instead of turning down the milk flow, the […]

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Dairy Industry Creates ‘Calcium Crisis’ to Sell Cow’s Milk

Dairy Industry Creates ‘Calcium Crisis’ to Sell Cow’s Milk

In an attempt to offer sound advice, the Duchess of Cornwall warned the younger generations against “ridiculous” fad diets—specifically those eliminating dairy—as a precaution to the onset of osteoporosis. This well-intentioned yet misled comment was given at a press conference for the Royal Osteoporosis Society and heard around the world thanks to the lightning speed of international online media. Unfortunately, […]

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Consumer Poll: 82% of Adults Think Cows’ Milk Should List Source on Carton

Consumer Poll: 82% of Adults Think Cows’ Milk Should List Source on Carton

Should all “milk” labels be required to list the source? According to a new nationwide poll released today by Zogby Analytics, 82% of adults believe that if almond milk and soy milk labels are required to disclose the source of the milk, cows’ milk should also be required to list the source. This finding comes at an auspicious time: The […]

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Join Farm Sanctuary’s Instagram Campaign

Join Farm Sanctuary’s Instagram Campaign

Farm Sanctuary recently launched a short-term Instagram campaign because of dairy industry concerns that consumers are “confused” by terms like “almond milk” and “soy yogurt” (no doubt sparked by fear of the increasing market share of dairy alternatives).  The FDA is seeking comments from the public to determine if these labels are misleading to consumers. The open comment period for […]

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Elmhurst Ditches Dairy, Launches Plant-Based Milk Instead

Elmhurst Ditches Dairy, Launches Plant-Based Milk Instead

Cow milk sales in the United States have fallen by 50% in the last 5 years. And now a dairy in Queens, New York, has stopped producing cow’s milk altogether, and will produce simple, raw, plant-based milks instead. Elmhurst Dairy in Queens, New York has ceased it’s dairy operation after 90 years citing decreased customer demand. Since it was incorporated […]

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Is Breastmilk Vegan?

Is Breastmilk Vegan?

Written by PETA Breastmilk is the number one choice for many new moms, including vegan ones. It contains antibodies that protect babies from infection, plays a role in the prevention of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), and can lower a child’s risk of developing asthma and allergies later in life. Many vegan mothers are asked if they plan to breastfeed […]

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Califia Farms Launches Vegan Alternative to Half & Half

Califia Farms Launches Vegan Alternative to Half & Half

Califia Farms, one of the fastest growing natural beverage companies in the United States, today announced the launch of Better Half Creamer, an innovative nut-based alternative to Half & Half, along with a reformulation of its line of Almondmilk Creamers. Both Creamer lines include unsweetened versions to meet the needs of the evolving American palette that prefers less sugar (both […]

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Plant-powered Beverages: Not Just a Vegan Thing

Plant-powered Beverages: Not Just a Vegan Thing

Taste, health and environmental/animal welfare concerns are top reasons cited for consuming plant-based milks in BerryCart/Califia Farms’ survey; over 50% of omnivores surveyed drink plant-based milks several times a week A new survey conducted by Califia Farms, one of the fastest growing natural beverage companies in the United States, and BerryCart, the app for organic, natural and non-GMO food rebates, […]

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Dairy and Leukemia

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