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Why milk sales have been declining?

They’re calling it “mutant milk”. These folks either don’t KNOW the difference between raw and pasteurized milk OR they don’t CARE. Always interesting to see what folks are saying about milk:

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Why is government sour on raw milk?

From a story in See Magazine (Edmonton) by Roberta Shepherd:

“Did you know that it is illegal to provide raw milk to Canadian consumers?

I am astounded by this, as are many others, because it restricts each consumer’s choice to access milk that, in my opinion, is far more health promoting than its pasteurized counterpart.

Pasteurization was introduced by Louis Pasteur, a French chemist and microbiologist. Pasteur drew public attention to the “germ theory,” that suggests that germs are the cause of most diseases. Pasteur further discovered that the growth of microorganisms is responsible for the spoilage of milk, and that heating milk kills bacteria in it. Pasteurization extends milk’s shelf life and kills harmful bacteria that could lead to illnesses such as diphtheria, salmonella and E-coli poisoning, strep throat, scarlet fever, listeria poisoning, tuberculosis and typhoid fever. Continue reading

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