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Just Ask: Scary Truths About the Dairy Industry

Eco-expert Umbra Fisk reveals some unsettling practices of the dairy industry.
By Umbra Fisk
March/April 2011
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Make these yummy oatmeal cookies to accompany your next glass of farm-fresh milk.
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Q: I am so sad! I just heard that dairy cows are impregnated and then the fetus is aborted so that we humans can have milk. Is that true? What’s the best alternative?
— Xoxi McCauley, Oakland, California

Find out what Umbra has to say about the dairy industry. 

Make these yummy oatmeal cookies to accompany your next glass of farm-fresh milk. Get the recipe.








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