Haagen-Dazs (a clever Scandi-sounding name invented by Americans in 1961) was bought for its Euro-sounding sophistication by the kind of Americans who firstMessage 1 of 1 , Sep 23View Source
"Haagen-Dazs (a clever Scandi-sounding name invented
by Americans in 1961) was bought for its Euro-sounding
sophistication by the kind of Americans who first bought
those Mercs and Beemers, while Ben & Jerry's (now owned
by Unilever) brought a post-hippy sensibility to bear.
Buyers saw the brand as saying 'all-natural, organic
- Peter York
The marketing effort of dairy producers to sell raw or
organic milk as being healthier for human drinkers
has always been a scam. Now, a group of researchers at
North Carolina State University have proven that
organic milk is not even healthier for calves than
The August 2013 issue of the Journal of Dairy Science
included a study that compared cow health and milk
quality on North Carolina organic farms to
conventional dairies. Here is what they found
after examining 4,793 milk samples and checking the
health of cows:
"The proportion of cows with subclinical mastitis did not
differ between conventional and organic herds."
"No significant differences were observed between organic
and conventional herds for cow-level prevalence of
"Two of the organic herds had a notably higher prevalence
"Despite differences in herd management, milk quality was
remarkably similar between the organic and conventional
dairies compared for this study."
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"The benefits of consuming raw milk are illusory, but
the painful costs of illness and death are very real."
JournalTimes.com - September 17, 2013