What Is Milk?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 872 , Segment 2
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- Aug 7, 2018 9:00 pm
- 13:32 mins
Guest: Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, Emerita, New York University When you reach for the milk to pour on your cereal, what kind of milk is it? Soy, almond, cashew, oat, rice, hemp? Or is it milk milk? The head of the US Food and Drug Administration, Scott Gottlieb, recently noted at a Politico event that maybe the FDA hasn’t been properly enforcing its definition of milk, which includes a reference to coming from a “lactating animal.” We all know almonds don't lactate, so what does the "milk" mean in products like almond milk?