In response to: Hoard's Dairyman Intel item, "Time does about face on butter."
Time magazine's butter coverI was born on a dairy farm in 1930, in Pennsylvania, and we always drank lots of milk, ate homemade butter and later ate store-bought butter. After a voluntary stint in the army, where we were served milk and butter, and a tour in the "forgotten" Korean War, I bought the family farm and milked cows, drank milk, and ate butter. When, in the 1960s, the AHA said we should drink skim milk and eat oleo, we felt we had done okay up to then and decided to ignore it. My wife and I raised four sons and one daughter there and all drank milk and ate butter, and we've never stopped. We are all alive and well and none of us was ever overweight.

- Joe Krall, North Carolina

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