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90 min “Moo Man” documentary about British raw milk farmer to premiere at prestigious Sundance Film Festival

From Steve Robson, in The Daily Mail UK:

Milking it: The film follows farmer Stephen Hook in his battle to keep his dairy business afloat. Photo by David McHugh. Caption and photo from The Daily Mail. The sign at the top of this picture is the only clue in this story that this farmer supplies “raw” milk.

“With the leading lady a 12-year-old cow called Ida and the story set against the backdrop of a Sussex dairy farm, it doesn’t scream ‘Oscar winner’.

But a documentary about maverick farmer Stephen Hook and his herd of 55 cows has won the hearts of the judges at Robert Redford’s prestigious Sundance Film Festival. Continue reading

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When drinking tea was frowned upon

From Damien Gayle, at The Daily Mail Online, a UK paper:

“These days few things could seem more harmless than settling down for a nice restful cup of tea, or drinking the wonderful brew as a reviving tonic during a hard day at work.

But pity the tea-drinkers of 19th-century Ireland where, a new study claims, the pastime was regarded as irresponsible and destructive to morals as whiskey.

Critics at the time declared that tea drinking was contributing to the stifling of Ireland’s economic growth, and claimed the habit was reckless and uncontrollable.

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Test tube burger ready later this year

From Fiona Macrae on the Daily Mail Online:

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The world’s first test-tube burger will be ready to eat within months.

It will look, feel and, it is hoped, taste, like a regular quarter-pounder, its creator Mark Post told the world’s premier science conference. Continue reading

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The Monsanto leaving Britain story was apparently from 2003, details below:

From Mike Adams at Natural News.com:

“(NaturalNews) Editor’s note: We regret to inform our readers that this story is based on a Daily Mail article that we have now been informed is from 2003, not 2012. In their own search engine, Daily Mail mistakenly listed their own story as being published on February 3, 2012. We have a screen capture of this search to prove this, taken from the Daily Mail’s website search engine:
http://www.naturalnews.com/images/GMO-Site-Screen-2012.jpg

A second source, Investors.com, had also reported Monsanto’s withdrawal from the UK. In a story dated February 3, 2012 that was sourced from UPI (United Press International), Investors.com reported: (http://news.investors.com/Newsfeed/Article/140895211/201202030212/Mon…) Continue reading

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There is a cocktail of 20 chemicals in your glass of milk — the Daily Mail

From David Derbyshire at the Daily Mail UK:

Graphic via The Mail Online website. Click for source.

“A glass of milk can contain a cocktail of up to 20 painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones, scientists have shown.

Using a highly sensitive test, they found a host of chemicals used to treat illnesses in animals and people in samples of cow, goat and human breast milk.  Continue reading

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