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Thursday, February 23, 2012

"Pasteurized dairy is produced in the dirtiest milk factories imaginable, where blood, pus, e.coli and other truly dangerous pathogens are routinely bottled into milk containers and fed to consumers.

That's the whole point of pasteurization, you see: To kill everything that might be alive in their ultra-dirty milk. The real purpose of pasteurization is not to simply "make milk safe" as is claimed by the CDC, but rather to allow the dairy industry to operate DIRTY. It's so much easier to just cook the crap out of the milk (yes, there's fecal matter in it) than to clean up their operations, get it?"
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    I ahve long been a milk drinker. this is really making me have a second thought now about chugging that milk. Ewwwwwww. Is there anywhere you can purchase "safe" milk?
    2310 days ago
    One interesting aspect of the pasteurization argument is the deficient immune systems of modern/urbanized people. There are some quite interesting studies about super cleanliness leading to more allergies and more susceptibility to sickness. Kids that grow up with dogs in the house are less likely to have asthma or environmental allergies. Several years ago a couple of children got ill from visiting our state fair. It was determined that they got e coli from dust particles in the air of a livestock barn. When is the last time you heard about a farmer getting e coli?

    The scientists are positing now that super clean is not the best, as the immune system gets out of whack from never fending off small assaults, so it totally can't handle big assaults. My point here is that I wonder if clean urban people can really handle what may be in raw milk? As I stated before, I grew up on the stuff, but I'm not so sure it's such a great idea for everyone. Perhaps raw milk is part of the "answer" to getting people's immune systems working again. I don't know, but it's an interesting issue.

    Also, I never argued that it was staged. My statement was that it really irritates me that the propaganda organizations will take such videos and save them for their propaganda, not actually report bad actions and facilities to the supervising agencies to try to make it right. They who stand by, video and throw it out on the internet without ever making a report are just as culpable as the guy that kicks a cow.

    I also never claimed all dairies were sweetness and light, just that many are very clean and well run. Not all are bad, evil and disgusting. A bigger issue when it comes to conventional production is the squeezing out of the family dairies by large corporate dairies. They have economics and their side and even though a corporation is a legal "person" it doesn't have a conscience that cares about a cow beyond its use as a production unit. No pride of ownership, just cranking out a product for profit. But, that is an entirely different issue.
    2310 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/24/2012 12:54:38 PM
  • ENIGMA13
    I simply don't believe it's all that bad.
    2311 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/23/2012 11:12:35 PM
    2311 days ago
  • DS9KIE
    I have been hearing about this for many years. Some people posted on your blog that the dairy farms they know of don't do this type of stuff to there milk but the problem is you don't know what milk your getting when you go to the store.

    I haven't bought milk in years but I don't remember seeing grades on the milk cartons.

    but I'm not drinking (besides that I think it taste yucky) cause I think that cows milk is not good for you cause it comes from a cow.
    2311 days ago
    COWGIRLENUF and SEATTLE58, Mike Adams is a responsible newsman and is not spreading propaganda. I commend you that your dairy's are clean as they very well may be. It doesn't discount the crowding and treatment of the animals nor can you say the documented video links on that page are propaganda or bogus. They were not staged, they are real. Are you also saying ABC News is spreading propaganda, one of the videos?

    If anyone is spreading propaganda it would be the Big Dairy good olde boys trying to knock out the small Dairy Farmers who sell Raw Milk. It is the the CDC that has put out a stunning piece of propaganda attacking fresh milk (raw dairy), claiming it is "150 times more dangerous" than pasteurized milk. That is documented, not made up, and it is they that are spreading rumors using scare tactics.

    Before you spread rumors or accuse someone else did you check out all of the sources listed and the related links? No of course not or you wouldn't have made those statements. Again I commend you that your dairy is a reputable one but you are not the norm.

    Also if they are so clean then what is the need for pasteurization? When I travel in Europe I love all of their Raw cheeses that I can only seem to buy there but am not allowed per our US government to bring them back into the country.
    2311 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/23/2012 8:18:02 PM
    I knew some dairy farmers, and they were far from the cleanest people in the world in any aspect of their life, including their dairy operations. I seen into one of their large dairy tanks once and their was stuff floating on the top. Their reply to my shock, "well, that's what pasturization is for". I don't know about any other dairy operations, but that one certainly put me off.

    2311 days ago
    Yes! I love milk!
    2311 days ago
    I truly hope that your posters take a good hard look at the filth that they are consuming daily and being told it's what makes a body strong. Bulllllllshhhheeit!

    Thanks for the service you are providing on a daily basis to educate and support so many on the road to health.

    Love ya!

    2311 days ago
    I sure do not care for bad rumors being spread! We operate a dairy and have you ever heard of DAIRY INSPECTIONS both state and federal? Often!! Grade A to be up to snuff to sell to the creameries year around? Grade A? Do you even have a clue to what that means? No dirt ever to get into the milk! Filters everywhere! I really think that people like you better read the good side of dairy producers these days. Yes there are some dairies that aren't as clean but they're not passing Grade A inspection either. Try getting a good milk check with a tad of bacteria in the milk. It doesn't fly! No fecal matter in milk....get it?!!!!!!
    2311 days ago
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  • MISSB8604
    2311 days ago
    Wow. That's an impressive load of propaganda. They've found some bad actors in large, likely corporate owned, conventional dairies and are painting the entire industry with the same brush.

    My in-laws run a dairy that is part of a successful regional co-op that produces cheese and other dairy products. We have neighbors that run an organic dairy that sells to a regional fluid milk co-op (pasteurized). Although the in-laws' operation is "conventional" (not organic), there is no growth hormone and everything is fastidiously clean. The neighbors' parlor and operation is also very clean.

    If you want to drink raw milk, you should be able to (I grew up on the stuff), but scare-mongering people into avoiding conventional dairy is absurd. If they find bad actors and poor conditions, such things should be reported and rectified, not used for propaganda.
    2311 days ago
  • L*I*T*A*
    wow what an eye opener!!!
    thanks for sharing......
    i must say we can't paint all dairies with the same brush though...
    blessings and hugs...........lita
    2311 days ago
  • DARA52
    If I have anything with a milk product, I make sure it is local and organic. After watching "Go Further", I just couldn't do it anymore. Now I just have almond milk on my cereal and same for my cheese. I tried vegan cheese but it has carageenan in it! I can't win!
    2311 days ago
  • BECKY3126
    My boyfriend had told me about this recently and I am so grossed out that I can hardly stand to think about all the things I enjoy that come from milk. I don't drink the actual milk, but I do enjoy my cheese, ice cream, and butter. Darn it!!
    2311 days ago
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