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"The last thing anyone wants to see is their milk being discarded."
The updated food guide combined dairy and meat and its alternatives into one larger group.
A dairy expert weighs in on commons misconceptions in the wake of USMCA.
Supply management would likely have flown under the radar in NAFTA talks if the dairy lobby allowed the import of diafiltered milk protein.
American researchers have recently revealed one of the ingredients in milk may be necessary for the growth of Clostridium difficile bacteria.
Friendship never ends.
Milk isn't the be-all and end-all.
After a year or two, organic hens are packed in plastic crates and trucked to the same slaughterhouses as their conventional counterparts. There, they will be turned into chicken nuggets and deli meat. Meanwhile, in organic as in conventional productions, male chicks will be systematically tossed into grinders at birth because they are deemed economically useless: they obviously do not produce eggs, and their genes aren't optimized for fast growth. Whether one eats the egg or the chicken, the problem remains the same.
The truth is that after almost 20 years of practice as a dietitian, I've fallen into a place where I neither discourage nor encourage dairy. Eat it if you like it. Avoid it if you want. Despite what Canada's Food Guide says, you don't need dairy, but it's not likely to harm you, at least in moderate quantities. So let's have some fun debunking some myths about dairy.