As breast milk becomes a commodity, donations drop

Feb 9, 2015
Local non-profit milk banks say shortages are causing them to turn patients away.
Posted In: breasts, milk, baby
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Coke's got milk. Premium milk.

Feb 4, 2015
More protein, less sugar, but real milk.
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What bottles of milk tell you about the farm bill

Jan 9, 2014
As the negotiations in Congress continue on the massive farm bill, what impact does the government’s price controls of milk really have?
Posted In: farm bill, milk

California cheese creates a problem for California dairies

Sep 24, 2013
California's pricing system for milk gives cheese makers the lowest price for milk -- a holdover from the Depression era, when making cheese was a way to use up surplus milk. But now cheese makers are dairies' biggest customers, and still get the low price.
Posted In: california, dairy, cheese, milk, dairy farmers

Rising milk prices affect foods from pizza to nachos

Oct 10, 2012
Many dairy farmers culled their herds because of high feed prices caused by the drought, reducing the supply of milk. Price increases will flow through many food products beyond a carton of milk.
Posted In: milk, cheese, cows, dairy, food costs

Milk consumption at lowest in decades

Sep 6, 2012
Americans are drinking less milk as sports drinks, water and other beverages pour it on.
Posted In: milk

Spilled and spoiled: Exploring two worlds of food waste

Aug 27, 2012
An alarming amount of the food we produce is never eaten. It’s a huge waste of land, water, labor, fuel and other resources. How to limit the losses? That depends on where we live.
Posted In: Senegal, milk, Food, waste

Spilled and spoiled: In the U.S., consumers are the food wasters

Aug 27, 2012
Where food is cheap and plentiful, consumers are the biggest wasters -- whether at home, in restaurants or at school. But how much of this waste is preventable?
Posted In: Food, waste, milk

Low milk prices push small dairy farms out of business

Jun 13, 2012
As the costs of running a farm rise, farmers are getting paid less for their milk. That's forcing some farmers to get bigger or auction off their cows.
Posted In: Vermont, dairy, milk

Milk: Cheaper by the gallon

Mar 13, 2012
Dairy products prices are falling in the U.S. worldwide. What’s behind the fall in milk prices? Bigger herds and warmer winter weather.
Posted In: milk, commodities, cows