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You don't need to give up cheeses, milk and coffee creamers to go vegan
Consumption of plant-based dairy is on the rise.By 2022, global sales of dairy alternatives areexpected to reach $21.7 billion: Store shelves are increasingly filled with yogurt, milk, cheese, coffee creamers and cream cheese — only they’re made from nuts, seeds, rice, oats, coconut and even... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Baby formula salmonella scandal in France exposes gaps in regulation and corporate responsibility
(Natural News) A baby formula scandal continues to rock France to its core: the French dairy group, Lactalis, has issued a worldwide recall of its powdered milk products due to some of them being contaminated with salmonella. At least 7,000 tons of Lactalis products have been pulled from over 80 countries across Europe, Asia, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Technology Alone Won ’t Halt Aflatoxin Menace, Experts Warn
Laboratory Technician Herbert Mtopa collects biological samples at a clinic in Zimbabwe's Shamva District under a CultiAF project to assess exposure of women and children to aflatoxins. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPSBy Miriam GathigahNAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 22 2018 (IPS)In the absence of concerted efforts to raise awareness on the dangers of aflatoxin to humans and domestic animals, advances in technology for early detection of aflatoxin in cereals and seeds such as maize will come to naught, experts warn.The first rapid aflatoxin testing kit is in the market for less than two dollars, even as some farmers unwittingly employ life-t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Miriam Gathigah Tags: Africa Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Projects TerraViva United Nations aflatoxin Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Improving the lives of rural populations: better nutrition & agriculture produc Source Type: news

First Documented Case of Transgender Woman Breastfeeding First Documented Case of Transgender Woman Breastfeeding
A transgender woman has fed her infant solely with breast milk for the first 6 weeks, after treatment with domperidone, estradiol, progesterone, and breast pumping.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Parkinson's disease: Too much cheese and milk 'could trigger the neurological disorder'
PARKINSON'S disease could be caused by too much calcium in the brain, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Steel-Cut Oats and Chai Porridge
The cold weather inspires me to nourish myself with warm foods and there’s no better warm, comfort food than porridge. I love the creamy and chewy texture of steel-cut oats, slowly simmered with warming aromatics such as vanilla bean, cinnamon and ginger. You can also add other spices or fruits such as smashed banana or diced apple. When serving this porridge, it’s important to have an extra pot of steaming hot milk on the side, ready to pour over. I think serving with hot milk is probably the most important rule in porridge making as it allows all the flavours to come together in perfect balance. You can serv...
Source: TIME: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Source Type: news

Pros and cons of plant-based milks: Is a plant-based milk right for you?
Peanut milk is one of the newer plant-based alternatives to dairy. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: Soy milk top among plant-based milks, study reports
Researchers at McGill University found soy milk has the "most balanced nutritional profile." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Transgender Woman Breast-Feeds Baby After Hospital Induces Lactation
The journal Transgender Health that they believe it was the first documented case of a successful experiment to induce breast-milk production in a transgender woman. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CEYLAN YEGINSU Tags: Breastfeeding Transgender and Transsexuals Babies and Infants Canada New York City Mount Sinai Medical Center Tamar Reisman Zil Goldstein Source Type: news

Cheeseburgers, chocolate milk stay in Canadian Happy Meals as U.S. removes them
McDonald's Canada hasn't decided whether to follow its U.S. counterpart in removing cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from Happy Meals. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says
She was able to produce enough milk to be the baby's only food source for the first six weeks, a study says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Feb. 15, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Cheeseburgers, Chocolate Milk No Longer on Happy Meal Menu Cheeseburgers and chocolate milk will not longer be listed on the Happy Meal menu,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Got milk, must conference
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - February 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Calisi, R. M. Tags: Working Life Source Type: news

French retailers say they continued to receive Lactalis baby milk after recall
PARIS (Reuters) - French retailers, defending their role in a contaminated baby milk scandal on Wednesday, said they had received products after the recall deadline and that communication by dairy producer Lactalis was confusing. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke with FULL FAT milk: Contrary to expert advice, study finds it is better for your heart
(Natural News) According to a Daily Mail article, Danish scientists recently uncovered surprising evidence that full fat milk might be better at keeping you safe from heart disease and strokes than the highly-touted skimmed milk. The research team based in the University of Copenhagen found that full fat milk actually raises the levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lactalis failed to report salmonella on a product -government official
PARIS (Reuters) - French dairy group Lactalis, facing a growing scandal over salmonella-tainted baby milk, did not report the bacteria had been found on products in the same factory in 2011, a government official said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lactalis failed to report salmonella on a product: government official
PARIS (Reuters) - French dairy group Lactalis, which is facing a growing scandal over salmonella-tainted baby milk, did not report the bacteria had been found on products in the same factory in 2011 despite an obligation to do so, a government official said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Weis Markets Issues Recall for its Pre-Made Penne Pasta with Asiago Sauce and Grilled Chicken Single Serving Meal Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen
Weis Markets today announced it had issued a recall for its pre-made Penne Pasta with Asiago Sauce and Grilled Chicken single serving meal for failing to list a milk allergen on its label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The product is safe for consumption by those who do not have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 9, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Health Minister Petitpas Taylor rolls out new food warning labels
The federal government rolled out proposals Friday for new warning labels for foods high in saturated fat, sugar or sodium, but will exempt some products, including two per cent milk. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Health Minister Petitpas Taylor rolls out new food package labels
The federal government rolled out proposals Friday for new package labels for foods high in saturated fat, sugar or sodium, but will exempt some products, including milk. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Proposed new federal food packaging labels target salt, sugar and fat
The federal government rolled out proposals Friday for new package labels for foods high in saturated fat, sugar or sodium, but will exempt some products, including milk. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Weis Markets Issues Recall for Weis Quality Dried Beef Party Rye Dip Sold In 11 Stores
Weis Markets today announced it had issued a recall for its store-made Weis Quality Dried Beef Party Rye dip for failing to list egg and milk allergens on its label. This product was sold in eleven Weis Markets ’ stores including most of its Binghamton NY area stores excluding its Vestal location. The dip was also sold in its two Williamsport PA stores located on River Avenue and Lycoming Creek Road and its Hazleton PA store. This recall is being issued as a precaution. Customers may return the product for a full refund. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 9, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Outbreak of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Campylobacter jejuni Infections Associated with Raw Milk Consumption from a Herdshare Dairy — Colorado, 2016
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Eating Fruit Can Actually Help You Lose Weight. A Nutritionist Explains
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Nestle defends itself against baby milk criticism
ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle defended itself on Thursday against an activist group's criticism of its baby milk, saying it respects international marketing standards and does not suggest its products are better than breastmilk. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lake Oswego entrepreneur puts lab tests in consumers' hands
Adel Morgan spent $60,000 to diagnose his own milk allergy. His company, New Century Labs, helps consumers avoid going through such an ordeal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Lake Oswego entrepreneur puts lab tests in consumers' hands
Adel Morgan spent $60,000 to diagnose his own milk allergy. His company, New Century Labs, helps consumers avoid going through such an ordeal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Culture and the mind: a new theory of human intelligence – Science Weekly podcast
What role might culture play in intelligence? And how does human culture differ from culture found in other animals?Nicola Davis explores our evolutionary historySubscribe and review onApple Podcasts,Soundcloud,Audioboom,MixcloudandAcast, and join the discussion onFacebook andTwitterIn 1921, residents of the small town of Swaythling in southern England were shocked to find the milk bottles on their doorsteps had been vandalised, with the foil caps pierced and the valuable cream gone. Fingers were pointed at possible culprits, but as the cream theft swept across the country – and eventually Europe – it was disco...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Nicola Davis and produced by Max Sanderson Tags: Science Evolution Biology Neuroscience Psychology Source Type: news

Bill Gates is backing a quest to create a genetically modified Super Cow, hoping to produce four times more genetically modified milk
(Natural News) Not content with what nature has provided us, Microsoft founder Bill Gates would like to see a cow that can make more milk than European cows yet be able to withstand heat just as well as African cows. As part of this quest, he is now funding genetic research that aims to create... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

​‘My baby almost died’: Formula scandal sends shudders through France
His formula was tainted with salmonella — and a broad range of other Lactalis powdered milk products still on the shelves were at risk, too. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: By Liz Alderman Source Type: news

Probiotic milk may reduce pre-eclampsia and premature birth risk
According to a Scandinavian study inBMJ Open, pregnant women who drink probiotic milk are less likely to suffer some pregnancy complications. Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Nestle to respond to baby milk criticism in coming days
LONDON (Reuters) - Nestle will respond in the coming days to a research report that accused the world's largest food company of putting profit before science. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Baby milk powder could have been infected with salmonella for 13 years
French dairy giant Lactalis said baby milk products produced at its Craon factory could have been contaminated with salmonella for more than a decade. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ My Baby Almost Died ’ : Formula Scandal Sends Shudders Through France
Lactalis, a giant dairy products company, has had to recall more than 7,000 tons of products contaminated with salmonella. It did not alert regulators to past problems. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LIZ ALDERMAN Tags: Parmalat SpA Stonyfield Farm Food Contamination and Poisoning Politics and Government Salmonella (Bacteria) Infant Formulas Dairy Products Baby Foods Milk Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Recalls and Bans of Products France Source Type: news

Lactalis ’ s Salmonella-Contaminated Baby Formula: What Parents Should Know
The French dairy giant Lactalis has recalled more than 7,000 tons of infant formula potentially contaminated with bacteria that can have serious health consequences for small children. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LIZ ALDERMAN Tags: Salmonella (Bacteria) Food Contamination and Poisoning Baby Foods Children and Childhood France Lactalis Milk Source Type: news

Cow, Soy or Almond: Which 'Milk' Is Best for You?
The finding stems from a Canadian analysis that assessed the nutritional value of a single serving of the four most popular plant-based milks relative to cow's milk. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HealthWatch: Which Plant-Based Milk Is The Most Nutritious?
BOSTON (CBS) — Millions of Americans have turned to plant-based milk as an alternative to cow’s milk, but which variety is the healthiest? Researchers from McGill University found that while none of them proves as nutritious as cow’s milk, soy milk reigns supreme when compared to rice, almond and coconut milk. Soy milk is a better source of protein and contains phytonutrients which may have some anti-cancer properties. Almond milk has larger amounts of healthy fats but less protein. Coconut milk has virtually no protein, and rice milk has the weakest nutritional value. Rice milk is higher in calories and ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Milk Source Type: news

Probiotic milk tied to lowered risk of some pregnancy complications
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who drink milk containing probiotic “friendly” bacteria are less likely to have premature births or pre-eclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy, suggests a Scandinavian study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cow, Soy or Almond: Which'Milk' Is Best for You?
THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 -- Almond milk, soy milk, rice milk and coconut milk may all offer lactose-free alternatives to cow's milk, but new research suggests that the dairy version remains the most nutritious option. The finding stems from a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Lactalis says baby milk could have been contaminated for years
PARIS (Reuters) - French dairy group Lactalis could have been producing salmonella-tainted baby milk since 2005, its chief executive was quoted as saying on Thursday, adding the growing crisis was likely to cost the company hundreds of millions of euros. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

LGBT History Month helps us challenge prejudice
February is LGBT History Month – a chance to celebrate LGBT lives and culture in order to challenge prejudice and build equality. This year sees the 30th anniversary of the UK government passing Section 28, the notorious piece of legislation that prohibited local authorities from “promoting homosexuality” in schools. It left unable to help distressed young people – and not even knowing whether they could mention Oscar Wilde. Forty years ago Harvey Milk, the first out gay councilor in the USA, was murdered. but on a brighter note, the rainbow flag is also 40 years old, while Sarah Walter’s lesb...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 1, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News equality lesbian gay bisexual and transgender LGBT Source Type: news

Drinking milk, eating beef could cause arthritis
Researchers at the University of Central Florida discovered that bacteria commonly found in milk and beef is linked to rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune and inflammatory disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis could be triggered by milk and beef, new study reveals
MILK and beef could be major triggers for arthritis, a study has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salmonella outbreak to cost French dairy hundreds of millions: CEO
PARIS (Reuters) - A salmonella contamination of baby milk produced by Lactalis could cost the French dairy group several hundred million euros, its CEO said in a newspaper interview. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Food storage tips: 5 ways to preserve milk
(Natural News) Milk is a versatile beverage full of calcium and protein. But when SHTF, how long can you keep your milk fresh?  Here are five different food preservation methods that you can use to make milk last as long as possible. (h/t to BioPrepper.com.) Keep in mind that before you try any of the ways listed... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could a bacterium found in milk trigger rheumatoid arthritis?
New research examines people with rheumatoid arthritis and finds that many of them have a genetic predisposition for the disease and a common bacterium. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Arthritis / Rheumatology Source Type: news

Full-fat milk raises good  cholesterol levels
The University of Copenhagen in Denmark found 'bad' cholesterol levels did not differ between people drinking skimmed and full fat milk. But whole milk raised good cholesterol levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Type of Non-Dairy Milk is the Healthiest, Study Says
That almond milk latte may be delicious, but a study just published in the Journal of Food Science and Technology suggests that the trendy beverage also has some drawbacks. When researchers compared the nutritional profiles of four popular “alternative” milks, they found that soy milk came out on top—and that almond, rice and coconut “milks” all lacked essential nutrients important for overall health. Plant-based “milks” are often marketed as wholesome and appropriate substitutes for the real thing. To find out if these claims measured up, scientists at McGill University in Canada ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan Tags: Uncategorized almond milk almond milk calories almond milk nutrition coconut milk Diet/Nutrition healthytime is soy milk fattening Lactose Intolerance onetime soy milk calories soy milk nutrition soy milk vs milk Source Type: news

Soy most nutritional plant-based milk, study says
A new study found soy milk has more nutritional value than almond milk, rice milk and coconut milk among plant-based sources. Cow's milk is No. 1. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People Are Sleeping in 20-Minute Bursts To Boost Productivity. But Is It Safe?
About a third of Americans don’t get enough sleep. But there’s a small group of people actively trying to spend less time in bed, not more: polyphasic sleepers. Part productivity hack, part science experiment, polyphasic sleep is rumored to have fueled great minds, including those of Leonardo da Vinci and Nikola Tesla. The odd sleeping habit has now caught on among Silicon Valley types eager to milk as many productive hours from the day as possible, and has spurred books, an active Reddit community and even a Polyphasic Sleep Society. Here’s what to know about the unorthodox sleep practice. What is polyp...
Source: TIME: Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime how much sleep do you need how much sleep should i get is polyphasic sleep healthy is polyphasic sleep safe onetime Polyphasic sleep cycles Polyphasic sleep schedule Polyphasic sleep studies sleep deprivation Source Type: news