UK Dairy

Super-Dairies Spell the End of England's Green and Pleasant Land

Clare Finney | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK
Clare Finney

The biggest mega dairy in the States houses 32,000 cows. There's not the space for it here, but it's where we could be heading. Unlike America, though, we've not really got room to spare.

If We Needed An Excuse To Eat More Cheese, Now We've Got One

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you love your dairy, then today could be your day, as new research suggests that eating high-fat dairy food is great for lowering your health risk ...

This Could Mean The End Of Your Ice-Cream Brain Freeze Nightmares

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If licking on an ice cream cone leaves you clutching your head in 'brain freeze' pain, take note: a spoon might be the answer. The headache caused...

Dairy, Dairy, Quite Contrary

Stella Photi | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stella Photi

Many macrobiotic dieticians agree that lactose-intolerance in humans is a clear indicator that we shouldn't be munching so much mozzarella. Champions of the Mayr diet will testify that the digestion is the key to healthy body. It's important that we absorb the appropriate nutrients and avoid excess.

Poorna Bell

Food Intolerance Tests: Are They Worth It? | Poorna Bell | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes the food and diet industry is awash with such conflicting advice, it can be hard to know what to eat and what to avoid. Some don’t agr...

Poorna Bell

What To Eat If You're Trying To Cut Out Dairy | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As digestive problems go, being lactose intolerant is fairly common. But what causes it? "Lactose intolerance," says nutritionist Karen Poole, "is ...

What the Angora Farming Exposé Means for Animal Rights

Maria Chiorando | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

Since PETA's much publicised exposé on angora rabbit farming was released, several retailers have decided to stop stocking the product in their stores, which is good news, but it's likely that it's a calculated decision, now that the ugly face of the practice has been revealed to the public.

Veal: It Doesn't Have to Be a Dirty Word

Philip Lymbery | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK
Philip Lymbery

A key achievement of the Forum has been to reduce the live export of calves by 90%: now just 2% of dairy calves born in Britain are exported live abroad. Professor John Webster, Emeritus Professor of Animal Husbandry at the University of Bristol speaking at the Calf Forum event emphasised that despite the title of the Forum, it's not about exports but alternatives.

The Cost of a Glass of Milk

Philip Lymbery | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK
Philip Lymbery

What of the cows that we do not see? Those with little or no access to those fields, those who are tethered and those who are pushed to their limits by excessive milk production? This may not be a familiar image to many of us, but it is the stark reality for a shockingly high proportion of dairy cows across Europe.

Beat Osteoporosis: Break Your Dairy Addiction

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Osteoporosis isn't caused by inadequate milk consumption. It's caused, in part, by consuming excess animal protein, sodium and caffeine... In other words, calcium intake alone does not protect against osteoporosis, and low calcium intake does not signify a bone-fracture risk.

British Cheese Week: Comfort Food Recipes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

To celebrate British Cheese Week, the British Cheese Board have given us some great recipes that fit in perfectly with the chillier nights. Tweet us y...

LOOK: Daring May Day Dairy

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK

The annual Stilton Cheese Rolling festival was held on Monday in the village that gave its name to the creamy blue-veined delicacy. This year's the...

A Newcomer to Dairy Farming

Chris Webb | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Webb

I'm already half-awake when the soft ping of my alarm nudges me to get out of bed. It's four o'clock and there's a ninety minute drive to the farm, so I need to get going. I quickly pull on some old clothes and head out into the dark, frosty morning.

Avoid Erratic Sleep as the Clocks Go Forward This Easter Sunday

Dr Craig Hudson | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Craig Hudson

As the clocks go forward an hour on 31 March to make way for lighter mornings and British summertime, the sleep patterns of millions across the country will be negatively affected. For insomniacs and sleep sufferers it can create a lasting impact, however there are some tactics, which employed now can ensure an undisturbed routine during the brighter months.

Dairy Causes Cancer, Sure I Googled It...

Aidan Goggins | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

It is rare to experience a situation that leaves you bemused and fearful in equal measure but, just such a scenario occurred this week. During a perusal of all things nutritional I stumbled upon a discussion on the role dairy plays in causing cancer.

The Farming Crisis, Is Enough Being Done?

James Woods | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Politics
James Woods

A recent report published by the charity Oxfam revealed that hill farmers work on average 80 hours a week, over double that of the average full time worker and that many farming families find themselves living below the poverty line here in the UK. The report claims that upland farmers earn between £12,600 and £8,000 a year.

Theresa May's 'Love, Actually' Moment Sees Leadership Odds Slashed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Politics

The rights and wrongs of Theresa May's decision not to extradite Gary McKinnon to the United States aside, it has done wonders for her popularity. ...

Badger Cull Facts And Figures

PA | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK

Here are some key facts and figures surrounding the debate over controversial plans for a badger cull to tackle bovine tuberculosis (TB). Figures come...

Pint Of Milk Catches Farming Minister Off Guard

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Politics

It is the classic "gotcha" question that should be the first thing all politicians learn the answer to before going anywhere near a television studio ...

Can Ann Widdecombe Solve The Binge Drinking Crisis?

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

Ann Widdecombe, the former prisons minister and Strictly Come Dancing contestant, has found a novel way to deal with binge drinkers - bringing back "t...

Ethically Opposed to Veal? Then Dump Dairy

Yvonne Taylor | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Yvonne Taylor

Milk and veal go hand in hand -- one does not exist without the other. If the thought of animal suffering bothers you, remember: you don't have to support an industry that tears calves away from their mothers for milk or for veal.

MEP Arrested On Suspicion Of Trying To Defraud The European Parliament

PA | Posted 23.02.2012 | UK Politics

An MEP has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud the European Parliament. West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire, 43, was arrested along w...

TV Execs. Want To Film MPs From A More 'Flattering' Angle

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Politics

Television executives have asked MPs to change the rules governing the broadcasting of Parliament so that senior politicians look better. Appearing...

Jeremy Paxman: Foreign Office A Relic Of Empire That Should Be Scrapped

Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Politics

The Foreign Office is a relic of the British Empire that and should be scrapped, according to Jeremy Paxman. The veteran Newsnight presenter said t...

WATCH: 'I've Had Enough Of You': Andrew Lansley Faced Down By Angry Pensioner

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK Politics

Andrew Lansley was confronted with a small but very vocal demonstration outside Downing Street on Monday morning, as he attempted to make his way into...