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Lawmakers Want to Outlaw 'Almond Milk' and 'Soy Milk'

They say milk comes from cows and only cows

(Newser) - Twenty-five bipartisan members of Congress say if it's from soybeans, almonds, or rice, it should not be labeled as milk. Vermont Rep. Peter Welch and Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson, leading the charge against "fake milk," signed a letter along with other Congressional members, asking the FDA to... More »

Baby Fed Almond Milk Ends Up With Scurvy

Baby in Spain didn't get enough vitamin C, got rare disease instead

(Newser) - Doctors examining an 11-month-old baby who was cranky, wailed whenever someone tried to move his legs, and couldn't walk came up with a diagnosis that would've been more likely on an 18th-century ship than in a modern-day clinic. The infant in Spain had scurvy , caused by insufficient vitamin... More »

Lawsuit: Almond Milk Has Almost No Almonds in It

Filing against leading brand Almond Breeze alleges only 2%

(Newser) - The label on Almond Breeze milk says "made with real almonds," which is true. It just doesn't say how many almonds, and a class-action lawsuit filed in New York on July 14 alleges that they account for only 2% per carton, reports Food Navigator . The rest is... More »

America Has a New Favorite Nut

That's an actual nut, not the politician who disagrees most with you

(Newser) - For decades, the peanut has reigned supreme, its popularity a league above the rest of the nuts (even though technically it's not a nut , but a legume). And while almonds have been growing in popularity faster than any other nut, it wasn't until recently that they finally surged... More »

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