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Stories tagged: Milk

UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 8:56 p.m.

To boost milk, dairy groups support high school coffee bars

Coffee bars are popping in high schools, and not just because students want to cram for tests

UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 5:08 p.m.

Environment groups sue dairy farms over animal waste

Three environmental groups have sued two dairy farms in Washington state, claiming they have polluted and mishandled animal waste.

Then and Now: Western Dairy Products

The second-largest dairy in the country began in Spokane with the 1888 arrival of two brothers, George and David Brown.

UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 6:58 a.m.

100 years ago in Spokane: Report in S-R about travel record between Latah and Spokane lands driver in front of judge

A report in The Spokesman-Review backfired on Joseph S. Bain, of the Eldridge-Buick Company in Spokane.

100 years ago in Spokane: Urban farmers with cows squeezed by new Washington law

Owners of dairy cows in cities were learning of a recently-passed state law that created significant obstacles for them to continue selling milk.

100 years ago in Spokane: Milkmen demand 1 day off in 7

Spokane milkmen were on the verge of a strike.

Orphaned elephants need milk. These baby-mother pairs might have the formula.

SAN DIEGO – On a chilly, breezy morning at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, an African elephant named Umngani was ready to nurse her hungry calf, Mkhaya. But first …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:19 p.m.

Winter storm kills 1,600 dairy cows in Lower Yakima Valley; farmers scrambling to save others

Dairy farmers in the Lower Yakima Valley are continuing to dig out from Saturday’s snowstorm.

Got gorilla milk? Inside America’s largest stockpile of exotic milks

Stromberg is there to retrieve a breast milk sample for the zoo’s exotic animal milk collection, the largest U.S. repository of its kind.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 7:54 p.m.

Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

A company wants to alter farm animals by adding and subtracting genetic traits in a lab. It sounds like science fiction, but Recombinetics sees opportunity for its technology in the …

Everyone thinks they’ve won the battle over the word ‘milk’

Can you call it “milk” if it didn’t come from a mammalian breast? That’s a question the Food and Drug Administration plans to take up soon.

Sue Lani Madsen: Alternative milk sounds healthy, but it really is just fake

A one word substitution in last Saturday’s print edition of this column launched a lively social media discussion on fake foods.

Idaho Milk Products announces $26M expansion

Idaho Milk Products announced a $26 million expansion to its facility in Jerome.

Salmonella found in raw milk from Granger’s Pride and Joy dairy; no illnesses reported

The state Department of Agriculture is advising consumers not to drink raw milk from Pride and Joy Dairy in Granger after a sample of the milk tested positive for salmonella.

UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 4:41 p.m.

Authorities: 3-year-old in Florida killed for drinking milk from jug

A woman and her mother beat her girlfriend’s 3-year-old boy with a plastic rod and then threw him across a room because he drank milk from a jug, authorities said …

Conagra recalling spaghetti and meatball products

Conagra is recalling more than 700,000 pounds of spaghetti and meatball products because they were misbranded and contain milk, an allergen that wasn’t listed on the label.

UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 3:09 p.m.

America’s $1.2 billion Mexico milk trade is now at risk

With a tweet on Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump told Wisconsin dairy farmers-and the world-that America “will not stand for” the Canadian policies he says are hurting U.S. exports:

100 years ago in Spokane: Retailers accuse wholesalers of driving up prices; barbers demand shorter workday

The soaring price of food, driven up by wartime shortages, continued to dominate the news.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 10:04 p.m.

Milk from Tenino dairy recalled following E. coli concerns

The Cozy Vale Creamery has issued a recall of raw milk after state Department of Agriculture inspectors discovered E. coli contamination in a sample.

Toppenish dairy recalls raw milk due to E. coli

A Toppenish dairy is recalling some of its organic raw milk after state Department of Agriculture inspectors recently found E. coli bacteria in raw milk products sold by the company.

Low milk prices newest challenge to family farms

Arden Tewksbury has been a dairy farmer in northeast Pennsylvania for most of his 83 years. He’s also an agricultural activist who’s part of a movement to try to stop …

Farmers struggling as markets overflow with milk, grain, livestock

As farmers gear up for spring planting, those who sell crops on the commodities markets stand to lose buckets of money from low prices that are beyond their control.

Zorba Paster: Rethink what you drink

What every mom and every dad should say today, along with eat those veggies, should be, stop drinking your calories.

Dairy farmers welcome higher milk prices

With milk prices steadily rising in recent months, Whatcom County dairy farmers are finding themselves in the unusual position of earning enough to rebuild savings accounts and pay back loans …

EPA says radiation in milk no threat

The detection of trace amounts of radioactive isotope iodine-131 this week in milk being sold in Spokane has raised anew questions about the extent of radiation exposure from the Japanese …

Radon in Spokane homes more of a risk than milk

The detection of trace amounts radioactive isotope Iodine-131 this week in milk being sold in Spokane has raised anew questions about the extent of radiation exposure from the Japan nuclear …

Minimal levels of radiation detected in area milk during federal testing

Consumers were told Wednesday not to worry about low levels of radiation found by federal health and safety regulators testing milk samples in Spokane. “After the disaster in Japan, many …

Micro-dairy offers minimally pasteurized milk

“C’mon girls. C’mon,” Mike Vieira calls out his evening invitation to the ladies in black and white at Spokane’s Family Farm. “C’mon,” he repeats, walking into the pasture, “C’mon. Let’s …