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Apple Cider Safety

Fall is here, the apple harvest is in full swing and that means it’s time for cider! I do enjoy apple cider, but am cautious because it has been involved in a number of foodborne illness outbreaks. 277 more words

Food Safety

Raw Milk’s “Health Benefits” Are Mostly Imaginary

Maybe you like the taste of raw milk. (That’s more likely because it’s grass-fed than because it’s raw, but okay.) But if you’re chasing after health benefits in raw milk, think again.

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Modern Alternative Mama: How Did This Get "Past Your Eyes"?

Regular readers of crunchy mommy blogger Modern Alternative Mama (Kate Tietje) know that she’s an ardent opponent of pasteurization.1,2,3,4  According to Kate’s twisted view of science, pasteurization kills all the “good” bacteria in food products (milk, honey, etc.), leaving room for the “bad” bacteria to grow. 337 more words


Another health food tampered with! Any guesses?? Almonds it is!

Natural, raw, unsalted almonds are a tasty and nutritious snack with plenty of health benefits. Loaded with minerals, they are among the healthiest of tree nuts. 527 more words


Why organic milk live longer than regular milk?

If you have always shopped for milk, you have no doubt observed that regular milk ends within a week or earlier and organic milk last longer as a month. 254 more words

Milk Processing

Celebrate National Dairy Month

National Dairy Month originated in 1937 as National Milk Month to promote drinking of milk. This recognition has evolved into an array of options from skim to whole to flavored milks plus a variety of yogurts, cheeses, and other dairy products. 390 more words


Vitamin D - What you need to know

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that’s stored in your liver and fatty tissues that helps your body balance hormones. So, essentially it’s a pro-hormone or steroid hormone in the way it acts in the body. 540 more words