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Raw Milk in the news again

The food regulations people are scaremongering again!


 

 

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-02-02/nrn-raw-milk-cheese/6061270

A meeting of ministers responsible for food standards, known as the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation, was held in New Zealand last week, with ministers citing their concern about consumption of unpasteurised (raw) cow’s milk that is sold as ‘bath milk’.

“People who consume raw milk are at an increased risk of infection causing severe illness and potentially death,” the ministers said in a communique released after the forum.

They could have said “People who consume raw carrots are at an increased risk of infection causing severe illness and potentially death.” Technically true.

They could equally have said “People who consume raw milk are at a reduced risk of developing allergies.” Technically true.

 

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Low fat milk will help you lose weight… WRONG!

“middle-aged men who consumed high-fat milk, butter and cream were significantly less likely to become obese over a period of 12 years”

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Australia is WAY behind the rest of the world on all this stuff

We’re way behind…  Travelling round NZ recently made me realise how backward we are in Australia. We are so conservative in the way we trust the medical profession  and the media and we are also unaware of the different views that other countries hold. Continue reading

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Raw Milk is good for you but don’t drink it!

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I love these journal articles. Yes, raw milk is better for allergies, but we don’t recommend drinking it because we haven’t worked out exactly why it’s good.

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