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Sacré Beurre: France Faces A Butter Shortage

Annual consumption of butter in France averages 18 pounds per person. But now the French are facing a butter crisis, which could affect almost every part of the national cuisine. In the early morning hours inside a cozy Paris boulangerie, big batter-mixing machines are kneading dough for the flaky breakfast …

Is The Appeal Of Cow Milk Curdling For Americans? : The Salt : NPR

In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow’s milk was nature’s perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed, and we’re guzzling much less than before. When’s the last time you had a glass of cow’s milk? Americans are drinking a lot less milk than …

Elma, Wash., dairy princess is lactose intolerant

ELMA, Wash. (AP) — Laurel Gordon of Washington state has been putting on a tiara to promote milk products the past two years as Grays Harbor County’s dairy ambassador. The funny thing is, the 18-year-old from Elma is a lactose intolerant dairy princess. The Daily World of Aberdeen reports that …