Guardian Reports: Milk Surplus Wastes Millions of Tons Annually

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VegNews reports that recent research by Edinburg University for The Guardian revealed that about one in every six pints of milk is wasted. This amounts to a whopping 128 million tons of waste annually! This waste of milk products is happening throughout production, during delivery, and at the hands of retail and consumers. But what’s truly baffling is that even …

Moo-ve Over Dairy: Vegan Ice Cream Craze Continues!

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As non-dairy milks fill store shelves and consumer carts, dairy free ice cream is following close by and more popular than ever. The vegan ice cream craze seems to be multiplying as there are more and more incredibly tasty vegan varieties available nationwide.  Some may ask, ‘Why vegan ice cream?’ to which many major vegan ice cream producers like Ben …

VIDEO: The Moo-ving Story of Daisy the Rescued Dairy Cow

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Meet Daisy the rescued cow in Compassion Over Killing’s inspiring new video! Daisy lives happily at Pasado’s Safe Haven. This playful and affectionate cow loves to spend time with her friends and enjoy bananas. Watch her run through the grass at her sanctuary home. But life wasn’t always happy: Daisy once lived on an “educational” farm, where children learned to …

AP: Creamy & Flavorful Dairy-Free Ice Cream “Not Just for Vegans”

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Moo-ve over milk: dairy-free ice cream is so popular, it’s boosting sales in an otherwise melting market, and major frozen treat brands like Ben & Jerry’s and Breyers are supplying exciting flavors to meet the booming plant-based demand. And everyone’s screaming for the new vegan ice cream from Haagen-Dazs, which just launched FOUR new flavors! With summer in full swing, the demand is likely …

Unwanted Milk = Dairy Plant to Produce 2M Fewer Gallons Per Year

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Consumer views of cow’s milk are souring, as shoppers turn to healthier plant-based options.  Sales are declining and expected to continue to drop. But it’s not just the cholesterol leading shoppers to leave cow’s milk out of their carts, it’s cruelty too. Compassion Over Killing has exposed the heartbreaking reality of life for dairy cows and their calves. Right up to the end, when exhausted …

World Milk Day: Celebrate Dairy-Free!

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World Milk Day: Celebrate Cows & Choose Dairy-Free Today is World Milk Day, and if you’re vegan or simply prefer to leave dairy off your dish and out of your coffee cup, don’t worry: There are plenty of plant-based picks for you! From almond, to soy, to coconut milk and more, dairy-free is in demand. In fact, consumers are increasingly …

NPR: Cow’s Milk Consumer Appeal Has ‘Curdled’

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Dairy milk’s reputation is going sour. Compassion Over Killing’s latest investigation exposes egregious cruelty to gentle mother cows at Mason Dixon Farms, a supplier to dairy giants Land O’Lakes and Dairy Farmers of America. Plus, as consumers grow increasingly leery of cow’s milk as a “healthy” product, they’re ditching the dairy and turning to plant-based milks made from almond, soy, …

Mintel: Dairy Milk Sales Are Dropping and Will Keep Dropping

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Dairy milk is on the decline. So much so that the dairy industry has dumped millions of gallons of overproduced, unwanted milk. And a recent report from Mintel, a market research firm, says that “sales of dairy milk decreased 7% in 2015 and are projected to drop another 11% through 2020.” This marketplace shift is largely attributed to consumers scooping up non-dairy …

Dairy Lobby Group Dumps Support for Dairy PRIDE Act

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At a House Agriculture Committee hearing yesterday in the nation’s capital, Michael Dykes, the CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) weighed in on the Dairy Pride Act, legislation that would prohibit the use of words like “milk” or “cheese” on dairy-free products. IDFA represents 85% of the US dairy industry and threw its support behind this bill when it was introduced …