ARTICLES RELATING TO MILK

Sex is big business in dairy farming

2018-01-03 07:20

Sex is big business in dairy farming, which is why a battle is brewing in the US over new technologies designed to make sure only milk-producing cows are born.

Toddlers who drink milk 'alternatives' may end up shorter

2017-06-09 10:48

The nutritional content of different milk substitutes varies widely, and some may shortchange children on protein, fat and other nutrients.

5 milkshakes recipes to make you feel nostalgic

2016-06-01 12:10

Who can say no to a thick, malty milkshake?

Homemade almond milk

2015-11-09 09:59

There is no wastage as the leftover almond meal can be added to smoothies or your breakfast oatmeal.

Milking it: Israel leads the way in dairy tech

2015-05-20 10:45

Israeli dairy farmers have overcome setbacks by using technology and developing equipment to boost output, making Israeli cows the most productive in the world.

"Golden" turmeric milk

2015-02-06 11:30

This healing milk is a great healthy beverage.

Cacao – nature's 'guilty' pleasure

2014-11-03 12:22

Get cosy with a cup of cacao. The health benefits of this superfood will make you love it even more.

Woolworths deals with rBST issue

2014-02-21 17:02

Following discussions with the authorities, Woolworths is in the process of changing its packaging regarding rBST.

Milk may not protect men against hip fractures

2013-11-20 10:02

Research found that boys who consume more milk during their teenage years may actually have a higher risk of hip fractures as adults.

Bribe allegations shock Danone unit

2013-09-16 18:33

French food group Danone says it is "extremely shocked" by China's allegations that hospital staff were bribed to give its Dumex brand milk powder to newborns.

 

5 foods that can trigger an asthma attack

2017-08-07 09:26

Struggling with asthma? You might want to check your food labels.

Spike in raw material prices to hit consumers

2016-10-14 10:07

Statistics show the producer price index of raw milk has gone up by 24% over the past year, with consumers paying more for milk than last year due to the drought.

Milk pricing in big supermarkets questioned

2016-05-29 20:45

The market position of smaller independent milk producers in South Africa remains precarious, according to a retail price watchdog.

Milk can boost your brain power

2015-06-18 12:05

DietDoc reports on the link between dairy intake and the concentration of the 'master antioxidant' glutathione in brain tissue of healthy, elderly adults.

End of EU milk quotas raises cheers

2015-04-01 17:15

European Union milk quotas have been lifted after more than 30 years, creating expansion opportunities for some dairy farmers.

Israel, the promised land for vegans

2014-11-05 10:59

Israel is the most vegan country in the world, and four percent of Israelis define themselves as vegans.

Dairy giant pleads guilty to food-safety violations

2014-03-13 16:04

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra pleads guilty to food-safety violations after botulism scare and faces a substantial fine.

Your nose knows fatty foods

2014-01-27 13:48

A study suggests that people's sense of smell is adept at gauging the fat content of food.

Opportunities for pro-active milk producers

2013-09-25 15:22

The demand for dairy products is growing at more than 4% per year and producers should be pro-active to benefit from growing opportunities, says an expert.

Milk industry is not dwindling - expert

2013-08-27 20:49

South African farmers are producing more milk than in the past, despite many closing shop, SA Milk Producers' Organisation CEO Bertus de Jonghb says.

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