Fake Milk: An Introduction

I recently read an article from the Associated Press called: ‘Fake milk’ is the latest food fight among industry leaders. It discussed contentions surrounding guidelines for what is or isn’t milk according to the Food and Drug Administration. Essentially, dairy producers argued that their use of milk was misleading, and in violation of the FDA’s standard of identity for milk which states “complete milking of one or more healthy cows.” Proponents of alternative milk argued that these standards of identity are too restrictive, or just aren’t relevant. In this post, I will focus mostly on the economics of milk and milk Continue reading Fake Milk: An Introduction