The Gérard Comeau case was never just about beer. It was essentially about enabling Canada's domestic economy across the country to thrive. Here's how the Supreme Court of Canada got it so wrong.
Robotic milkers, video cameras and even sensors hidden inside the body will help this dairy farm figure out how to get the most milk from their cows.
Canada's protectionist stance on dairy products has attracted the ire of Donald Trump. The U.S. president raises legitimate points about a system that costs Canadians at home and abroad.
Part of the purpose of trade deals is to prevent politicians from inserting politics into matters of commerce. Donald Trump is bucking that trend. What does it mean for Canada and NAFTA?
Whole milk has more calories but there's little evidence skimmed is healthier.
California's artisan cheese-making industry has followed the changing tastes of the state's population waves, from the mid-1800s through today.
Despite the pressure for co-operatives to fold into the dominant corporation model, these business models are still worthy.
The price of butter has risen by 60% globally over the past twelve months. Why is this occuring and what are the implications for Australia?
Millions of Americans believe brown cows produce chocolate milk? The way the media reported this factoid raises questions about science literacy – but different ones than you may think.
How a simple bacterium traveled across time and space to become Japan's latest food fad.
A number of media reports claimed that saturated fats are safe to consume. Here's why you should treat those reports with caution.
The case of bovine leukemia virus shows how scientists monitor health risks in our food supply and why it's critical to revisit scientific conclusions when new technologies become available.
Some swear by it, some against it research and history can tell us a lot about milk and dairy.
Paying a higher price for milk at the supermarket won't help farmers much as the Australian dairy industry is more exposed to international markets.
Government intervention in the crisis facing Australian dairy has opened the gates for suggestions of other types of regulation.
The break up of trust between dairy farmers and Murray Goulburn can be tracked back to the degregulation of the dairy industry.
The dairy industry faces a number of welfare issues, and is a major contributor to greenhouse gases.
Two of the largest dairy cooperatives have been playing with farmers by pursuing a high price for milk when both should have taken into account fluctuations in the global dairy markets.
Cooperatives like Murray Goulburn and Fonterra and dairy farmers need to accept that lower milk prices will be the new normal in a more competitive global market.
National dietary guidelines have become an easy target for those looking for a scapegoat for bad diets in rich countries. And a BMJ article about draft US guidelines adds further fuel for the fire.