Is It Time To Let Dairy Fail?

I came across an interesting article from the UK discussing milk politics and confusion.  I wonder if the US has a similar issue.  Here is the beginning of the article with links to the source of the crisis and what some people in the UK are planning to do about it.

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A recent article by a dairy chief executive describes an industry in crisis, stating that demand for milk products are falling. It blames health professionals for warning the younger generations away from dairy, and speaks of a new ‘three-a-day’ dairy campaign to be launched soon. This initiative will promote daily portions of milk, butter and cheese.

But hang on a minute: why are we being told yet again to ignore the experts? At the risk of stating the obvious, surely when it comes to issues relating to health, health professionals are the ones with the answers. NHS guidelines state to use butter sparingly, and warn against the high fat and salt content in cheese, so the idea of promoting these products under the guise of a health initiative seems a tad bizarre.”

Read the rest of the article here……

http://www.thelondoneconomic.com/tle-pick/is-it-time-to-let-dairy-fail/13/09/