“Cassadaga family treats its cows with care, shunning chemicals, hormones and antibiotics, and selling directly to the local market”
Lapp cattle grazing. Photo Robert Kirkham, Buffalo News
Still in the U.S. and A, but closer to home, here’s a report on a model raw milk farm from the Buffalo Evening News. It seems Americans just can’t get enough of that raw milk goodness. We predict farms like this will be the wave of the future. This story is by Janice Okun, titled “Lapp dairy farm is all natural”. Here’s a bit of what she has to say:
“If you happen to be a cow –it just doesn’t get any better than this. Six Brown Swiss and Jersey/ German Reds living on the Lapp Farm Dairy in Cassadaga enjoy fresh green grass and new pasture daily from April through November. When the weather worsens, they lounge on aerated sawdust bedding in a barn where there are no stalls. They can exercise and move freely. Continue reading
Breakfast in Shanghai -- Chinese milk and American cereal? 1,272 infants are still in Chinese hospital for melamine poisoning. Do you know where your milk comes from? Wall Street Journal photo
Fun as it was, the story (below) about Apocalyse Chow is admittedly more than a month old. Here’s a more recent update (Thursday Nov. 13) on the China melamine milk scene. This is from NewsInferno.com and is titled “Nearly 1300 infants still hospitalized from melamine tainted milk”. This report summarizes some of what we’ve heard before from other sources. I see from the “search terms” listings that people are still looking for information on Chinese melamine milk contamination. So here’s the latest, or at least an excerpt from the latest: Continue reading
Chinese milk solids are a hidden ingredient in everything from edible sex toys to white rabbit candy. Photos via Haphazard Gourmet Girls blog.
Further to our last post on this topic, it seems the Haphazard Gourmet girls are out walking the streets of L.A., doing their bit to track down and bring to justice renegade food products of Chinese origin that are lying in wait for unsuspecting Americans. And they’ve found some doozies: Continue reading