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Crying Over Spilled Milk

Dairy Industry

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  • In 2016, the industrial dairy industry has dumped 43 million gallons of milk due to a massive milk glut
  • The glut is the result of a 2014 spike in milk prices, which encouraged many dairy farmers to add more milk cows to their farms
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data shows that dairy cows have increased by 40,000 in 2016, with a 1.4 percent increase in production per cow
  • With too much milk and nowhere to sell it, milk prices declined 22 percent in recent months

By Dr. Mercola

The U.S. food system is set up to protect industrialized, centralized food production and distribution, while efforts to decentralize food are kept strictly under wraps.


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