Oct. 2 2017
On August 14, the Texas Department of State Health Services (Texas DSHS) issued a Brucellosis Health Alert. A female patient had been diagnosed with brucellosis and hospitalized
June 26 2017
Why do you people stomp all over the idea of consuming raw milk? You would think a dairy magazine would try and promote as much good publicity for dairy products as possible. But instead, you are agai
May 29 2017
Pasteurization — the process of heating a liquid, in this case milk, to kill bacteria — works. There are centuries of science to back up that notion
Sept. 14 2015
I sympathize with the reader who does not want government interference in the details of our individual lives
Sept. 7 2015
I have a comment for the article on raw milk consumption. One of the basic premises of the Great American Experiment (the birth of our nation) was that government should not interfere in the minute details...
Aug. 31 2015
"There continues to be considerable public debate on the possible benefits regarding the growing popularity of the consumption of raw milk," wrote John Lucey in the Journal Nutrition and Food Science....
Dec. 29 2014
by Amanda Smith, Associate Editor In 1899, plant-scale pasteurization was proven to kill tuberculosis bacteria. These findings convinced dairy plants to install pasteurization equipment. This advent led...
Nov. 10 2014
Long reserved for chips, candy and soda, vending machines have found a second wind in the food and beverage category. Throughout the European Union, dairymen are stocking the stainless steel fridges, located...
Nov. 3 2014
Raw milk is all about risk - health risk to consumers who drink it and liability risk to farmers who sell it. Lately, it is becoming a risk that insurance companies want no part of. The result: Farms that...
Dec. 30 2013
Read your December 23 Hoard's Dairyman Intel item "Doctors say no to raw milk when pregnant." The problem with your article on raw milk is that it is based on facts. The people who are pushing for unfettered...
Dec. 23 2013
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has sounded the warning alarm against the consumption of raw dairy products, especially for pregnant women and young children. In a new policy statement released...
Jan. 28 2013
Those who support the legalized sales of raw milk do so with a zeal and passion that is rarely seen in our industry. Despite proponents' strong personal beliefs, science is not on their side. A study recently...
Jan. 28 2013
Raw milk has become a popular topic in recent years. Hoard's Dairyman has collected articles from our past issues to better help producers and consumers understand the ongoing debate behind of raw milk....
May 25 2012
Consumers say they hear the warnings about raw milk, but they don't care. A recent article in the San Jose Mercury News highlighted one of the head-shaking realities that the dairy industry is up against...
March 25 2012
Those who support the legalized sales of raw milk do so with a zeal and passion that is rarely seen in our industry. Despite proponents' strong personal beliefs, science is not on their side. A study recently...
June 15 2010
The Kretzing family owns and operates a dairy farm near Loysville, Pa. I wanted to write regarding a true story about my husband. It has been a very hard time for our family. Our two sons took over the...
June 15 2010
I wanted to write regarding a true story about my husband. It has been a very hard time for our family. Our two sons took over the dairy 10 years ago, and we are proud of them. I retired from milking four...
May 21 2010
Political reason and common sense, which were nowhere to be seen in recent months as a proposal to allow dairy producers in Wisconsin to sell unpasteurized raw milk directly to consumers successfully worked...
Nov. 15 2009
Health risks are real. Nutritional benefits are nil, according to food specialists. by Lorre Kolb The author is a journalist with the University of Wisconsin. Pasteurization is the safest, most effective...