Feels like: 14°F
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
Adios, Dairy FarmsPosted Friday, December 2, 2011, at 1:32 PM
Next item on my grocery list
I am swearing off of milk and all dairy products regardless of what kind of withdrawal symptoms I get. I don't care if I get tremors, hallucinations or night sweats. From here on in, it is soy or almond milk purchased at my regular haunt, Trader Joes. And here, people, is why.
According to a spokesperson from the Gentle Barn in Santa Clarita, California, cows in dairy farms do not exactly lead the happy, carefree lives that we see on those commercials. In fact, the ones in dairy farms lead such miserable lives that they'd be removed from the home if they were minors or teenagers. The calves are frequently separated from their mothers and stomped after birth and later made into entrees. Like most mammals, the mother then looks for her baby for days and often cries out when she is unable to find it. Because she can only lactate when pregnant, she is impregnated again and again until the farm can no longer use her...
Apparently, this goes on at all dairy farms, too.
So from here on in, it is goodbye dairy farms, and hello soymilk section in Trader Joes or the local health food store where a lot of liberals and hippie-types hang out. I just hope the withdrawal doesn't cause me to end up with delirium, blurred vision or speech. If it does, then I will just switch to chamomile tea.
Respond to this blog
Posting a comment requires free registration:
I'm Not Crazy -- It's Them
- Blog RSS feed
- Comments RSS feed
- Send email to Gail-Tzipporah Saunders
Behold, I, like many others before me, come forth with a new blog. Mine, however, starts off with posts about the joys and wonders of pepper spray then branches out to other maladies as well.
Hot topicsShantelle Hicks, Planned Parenthood is Looking for You
(7 ~ 11:46 AM, Jun 11)
Scott Walker, Mrahahaha
John Derbyshire was Right, Damn it
Getting out of Dodge, a Cautionary Tale
Geraldo was Right as Rain