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Is lactose intolerance an outdated diagnosis for discomfort after milk?

As a continuation of a question of most adults being lactose intolerant, the marketing of The a2 Milk Company in Australia House at SxSW 2018 suggested it may not be lactose-intolerance, after all, ...
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Are 93% of meat worker marriages in shambles?

In the Youtube video "The Journey of a Beef Cow" (with 1.1M views as of January 2018), Sam O'Nella Academy makes the claim The FDA estimates that 93% of meat worker marriages are in shambles No ...
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What happens if cow is not milked?

Somewhere in between a vegan and non-vegan, I am skeptical about what happens if cow is not milked regularly. Will it die due to mastitis or any other infection? Will it get dried up (stop producing)?...
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Does cow urine contain gold?

I stumbled upon a video of a baba (spiritual guru | Baba Ramdev) saying that cow urine contains gold. This belief is widespread in India. I looked it up and many sites saying cow urine contains gold. ...
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What does science say about GM cow research in New Zealand? [closed]

I saw this article while perusing the internet: http://sustainablepulse.com/2015/10/23/gm-cow-experiments-in-new-zealand-show-disastrous-results/#.VipkId_BzRZ Looking through the sources, they ...
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Do 2500 cows produce more waste than 411000 people

A farm with 2,500 dairy cows produces the same amount of waste as a city of 411,000 people. From http://www.cowspiracy.com/facts/ per “Risk Assessment Evaluation for Concentrated Animal Feeding ...
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Does regularly playing music to cows increase their appetite?

The Kobe Beef Marketing & Distribution Promotion Association says : There may well be some farms rearing low numbers of cattle who are doing things bordering on this. But, this does not mean ...
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Does cows' milk contain blood?

Someone in my Twitter feed said today: TIL starbucks put ground up insects in stuff, and milk has blood in it. The ground up insects part is true for now, but I'm not sure about the blood-in-...
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Does organic butter have more Omega-3 fat than conventional butter?

On their German website, Greenpeace makes the claim that organic (“Bio”) butter has more Omega-3 fat than conventional butter. As the website is German I don't cite directly. Their main claim seems ...