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“Raw milk reduces asthma, allergies” study picked up by Reuters, Fox News

First, from the Reuters story:

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(Reuters Health) – Children who drink raw milk are less likely to develop asthma and allergies than those who stick to the safer pasteurized version, according to a large European study.

Although the study isn’t ironclad proof that the effects can be chalked up to raw milk itself, researchers believe certain milk proteins that are destroyed by heat could be helpful to children’s developing immune systems.

They warn, however, that parents shouldn’t start giving their kids raw milk. Continue reading

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Breast milk ice cream is pasteurized

Boing Boing has the story:

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Icecreamists, an ice-cream parlour in London’s Covent Garden, is selling human breast milk ice-cream for £14 a scoop. The breastmilk is purchased from lactating mothers, and the product (called “Baby Gaga”) is intended to raise awareness of breastmilk’s deliciousness and encourage more breastfeeding. The milk is pasteurised and flavoured with lemon zest and vanilla pods. Continue reading

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Laboratory-grown meat has arrived … but the demand, not so much — MSN

From MSN news:

Just think... meat for which no animal will have suffered and died! Photo: MSN

“As time moves forward the world faces crisis after crisis, food shortages among the greatest of these shortages. Dr. Vladimir Mironov of the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at the Medical University of South Carolina has the solution: Grow it in a lab.

Sounds like something out of a dystopian futuristic sci-fi novel, doesn’t it? Continue reading

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