A recent controversy over the consistency of butter reflects the need for evidence rather than anecdotal data.
Dairy has the biggest environmental footprint, but some plant-based alternatives come with a number of environmental issues, too.
There are so many milk alternatives these days, but it can be difficult to tell how beneficial they might be for our health. So we asked a dietitian to run through the main options.
A long-awaited NZ$700 million package to clean up New Zealand’s rivers and lakes has disappointed some of the government’s expert advisers – especially a delay on setting clear pollution limits.
President Trump and Democrats recently agreed on a deal to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. A trade scholar explains what’s new.
Your taste for cheese and yoghurt may never have been satisfied were it not for illicit microbial sex.
Russian experiments with VR for cows are unlikely to achieve much, going by past research on how animals interact with computers
A recent study reported a high consumption of dairy products was associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer. But breaking down the results shows there’s no reason for men to give up dairy.
When several milk brands were recalled last week due to the presence of E. coli, people were concerned. But the recall is a sign that dairy surveillance systems are working as they should be.
Pastoralism is a central part of many Africans’ identity. But how and when did this way of life get started on the continent? Ancient DNA can reveal how herding populations spread.
Dairy farmers’ incomes are dependent on so much more than the retail price of fresh milk.
Five experts were divided on whether or not we should choose the “light"dairy option.
Recent research suggests that biomarkers for dairy fat are inversely associated with the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Canada, the US and Mexico have signed a deal to rip up the 25-year-old NAFTA and replace it with something new. But what’s actually changed?
Canada and the United States are back at the table to try to save NAFTA negotiations. Two key issues need to be resolved.
Archaeologists have discovered the world’s oldest cheese, and it reveals how our ancestor’s cooking methods helped the human diet adapt.
The Trump administration’s promise of $12 billion in aid to offset losses from retaliatory tariffs will not make up for the long-term consequences of a prolonged trade war.
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.