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Member Since 29/08/2019
Last Seen 10/10/2019
Location NSW

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correction: Parmalat & lion.
10/10/2019 - 20:34
Yes, you're right. Apologies: Paramalat & **Lion**. Thanks for picking that up.
10/10/2019 - 20:31
> The solution is simple: find a way to get China to use more milk Hmm, okay, but that solution doesn't sound simple.
10/10/2019 - 16:38
what we do know that droughts will be more frequent in the future as global temperatures continue to rise. according to NASA: "limiting...
10/10/2019 - 14:50
it is not difficult to understand. prior to the industrial revolution, the amount of carbon in the atmosphere remained stable. following...
10/10/2019 - 14:45
science refers to the understanding of the way a system works (to be exact, it's defined as "the intellectual and practical activity...
10/10/2019 - 14:41
what doesn't help anyone is denying that the earth is getting warmer and that human activities have no bearing on this.
10/10/2019 - 14:26
this is quite an opaque comment. i did not say that climate change IS a science, i referred to the science OF climate change. 97 per cent...
10/10/2019 - 14:24
it really seems like a lot of factors, not just one or two: impact of drought, cost of feed, cost of water, price gauging from processors &...
10/10/2019 - 13:30
farmers supply us with fresh, locally produced food. they have a role to play in our general wellbeing, so i think we should value them in...
10/10/2019 - 13:24
tshow, re there being no 'new normal'... there is if you believe in the science of climate change. from the 2018 climate council report:...
10/10/2019 - 13:20
yep. dairy is way worse. of all the non-dairy alternatives though, almond milk production uses the most amount of water. source:...
10/10/2019 - 13:17
Really, I started this thread with the idea that paying more for milk would fix the problem, but did not come with firm views on how this...
10/10/2019 - 13:12
Yes, but sales of milk alternatives are [on the rise](https://insidefmcg.com.au/2019/08/12/plant-based-milk-sales-continue-to-soar/)...
07/10/2019 - 14:50
Chicken is the product for you!
07/10/2019 - 14:46
Some good points. Though drought looks to be the new normal.
07/10/2019 - 14:46
The production of almond milk is very water intensive, hence not that great for the environment:...
07/10/2019 - 14:42
It means that what you choose to spend money on is a power of sorts. You can choose to support certain products/industries, or not.
07/10/2019 - 14:39
That's also true.
07/10/2019 - 14:38
One cup (244 grams) of whole cow’s milk contains: Protein: 8 grams Calcium: 28% of the RDA Vitamin D: 24% of the RDA Riboflavin (B2): 26%...
07/10/2019 - 14:31
The difference between dairy and other businesses is how central dairy is to Australian diets. Milk consumption in Australia is higher than...
06/10/2019 - 15:31
True :)
06/10/2019 - 13:21
I am not asking people to pay more for anything. Just interested in ways consumers can keep the dairy industry alive & supported.
06/10/2019 - 13:20
So what is NZ doing right that we are not?
06/10/2019 - 11:53
Agreed. Good point.
06/10/2019 - 11:51
The only way Australians will have fresh Australian milk is if the domestic dairy industry survives. I think a dairy farmer is in a pretty...
06/10/2019 - 11:50
Jason Smith, dairy farmer from NSW: "We also just need the general society to value our product and pay a fair price for the hard work that...
06/10/2019 - 11:10
Sounds like you've drunk the capitalist KoolAid. Business as usual is creating the kind of society that puts profits over people, profits...
06/10/2019 - 11:06
That makes logical sense, however the influence of our two big supermarkets distorts things a little. For instance, if consumers are sold...
06/10/2019 - 10:41
I think our buying power is just that: a power.
06/10/2019 - 10:35