Saturday, February 13, 2010

New Organic Milk Standards!

Since raw milk isn't available in all states, the next best thing is organic milk from grass-fed cows. Currently, "organic" milk doesn't necessary come from grass-fed cows. Cows are meant to eat grass, and their milk is much more nutritious when they do. In fact, grass-fed cows lower greenhouse gasses in the environment.

Under new FDA regulations, "organic" milk must come from grass-fed cows! This is a great step for nutrition in the milk available nation-wide. Read more below:


  1. What, what, what? YAY! So glad to hear this... can't wait for it to take effect. Thanks for posting this!

    -Ann Marie (from WTE)

  2. So, what's your take on almond milk? I've heard that soy milk is icky, but what about rice or almond milk?

  3. I think that traditional is best, which is real whole milk. Plus, milk is a relatively unprocessed food (pasteurized is slightly processed), but almond milk is a highly processed. I think that the more unprocessed a food is, the better it is for you.