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Starbucks plans switch to growth-hormone-free milk
KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp. on Tuesday said it is aiming to make the milk and other dairy products it serves in its U.S. coffee houses free of a controversial artificial growth hormone used in dairies to increase milk production.
A conversion would initially be aimed at all 5,500 U.S. company-owned stores, but Seattle-based Starbucks is also exploring such a move with more than 3,000 licensed locations, a company spokesman said.
The move comes after Starbucks was targeted in a campaign by consumer groups critical of the use of an artificial hormone known as rBGH, which is given as a supplement to dairy cows to increase milk production....
Daniel, we've been getting raw milk now for about a year. We are into a cow share program. The milk is expensive, but at least we know it's not full of hormones and antibiotics, and the goodness has not been stripped away by pasturization.
Milk truly is the perfect food ... IF, IF, IF IT HAS NOT BEEN PASTURIZED!
I can't wait to get to my farm (soon as I sell my house) and get some nubian milking goats. Nothing like real milk and water with no chlorine and flouride!
Why are so many men so effeminate nowadays? They never had real milk. They were drinking soymilk, loaded with phytoestrogens. This is also why so many people are obese. Soy shuts down the tyroid.
I recommend anyone to read the website of the Weston A Price Foundation.
Old news; lots of health-food stores already stock this variety. I sure would't buy milk at a coffee $hop!
Better yet, get raw unhomogenized milk, if you can find a clean dairy selling it or have your own cow. Besides being possibly healthier, you can make superb cream, butter, or buttermilk yourself. Automated or power kitchen appliances makes dairy processing redundant. E.g., a handblender can homogenize it in your glass.