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Clover to be first major dairy to sell non-GMO conventional milk

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on September 22, 2016 - 1:58pm

For grocery shoppers who want to avoid genetically engineered ingredients, the only milk they can buy is organic — usually the most expensive option. A gallon of organic milk from Petaluma’s Clover Stornetta Farms, which comes from cows given non-GMO feed, costs upwards of $8. But with its newest product, Clover is betting that there is also a market for conventional milk produced without GMOs that is cheaper than organic milk.

Why Milk Alternatives from Soy, Almond, Flax and Hemp Are Increasingly Common on Supermarket Shelves

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on June 9, 2014 - 9:31am

A walk down the refrigerator aisle today looks a lot different than it would have 50 years ago. Sure, cow’s milk still takes up a significant amount of real estate, but side-by-side with it are a variety of newer beverages, including the ubiquitous soy and the ever-more-popular almond milk. And the non-dairy choices don’t stop there: shelf-stable, carton-packed drinks such as rice, hemp, flax, oat and even quinoa milk can be found nearby.

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