Today, January 11th is National Milk Day. When milk started being delivered in sterlized glass bottles in 1878 that was a big deal. National Milk Day was established to commemorate this event every January 11th. Most people in America today drink pasteurized milk. The down side-the milk is dead. The enzymes and cultures are changed, the calcium is changed and the protein structure is damaged. Many people have trouble with dairy these days and much of that comes from the pasteurization which alters the proteins and changes the composition of the milk. What are you drinking?
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The Freedom Rider moms rode across the Maryland state line to Pennsylvania to buy raw milk, and they broke Federal law. From there they drove to FDA headquarters and drank raw milk and ate cookies as close to the building as the Department of Homeland Security would let them. The moms want to be heard. Was the FDA listening? Not really.
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The FDA is emboldened by passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act. We are just starting to reap the consequences.
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