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Sep 24, 2008 04:57 AM

PETA Urges Ben & Jerry's To Use Human Milk

I read this in the morning news.


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  1. Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
    H. L. Mencken

    This has to rank as one of the dumbest ideas jfood has ever heard.

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    1. re: jfood

      Just mind-boggling how idiotic PETA can be sometimes. They've definitely jumped into the deep end without their swimmies this time.

      1. re: jfood

        This is PETA though- they reign supreme on the dumb idea front. Let's just take breast milk away from babies who need it to make ice cream that no one will want to buy. Sounds like a brilliant idea.

      2. Slow news day, hmmm?

        On the flip side, here's a story about a genuinely beneficial use for breast milk:

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        1. re: rockycat

          I saw this yesterday and almost vomited at the thought.

          (I'm replying to the OP, not Rocky Cats link)

          1. re: amanda3571

            Although If you want to laugh at the thought instead you can go back and reread Vol. 5 of's Steve, Don't Eat It!


          2. re: rockycat

            there are milk banks here for donation/use here too just FYI. my SIL had pumped and stored lots of breast milk before the decision was made that her daughter was just SO allergic to milk protein that they needed to stop. She donated hers. It's great that the options are out there.

          3. Another radical idea coming from PETA, their ideas, and directives are so insignificant to most people in the U.S..

            Im glad the PETA(People Eating Tasty Animals) I belong to isnt so ridiculous. :-)

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            1. re: swsidejim

              Now that is a PETA I think I could join.

              The other one has gone way beyond ridiculous in most of their views.

              1. re: NE_Elaine

                I agree, PETA had a good premise to begin with, but it has been hijacked by the fringe radicals.

              2. re: swsidejim

                There is really no end to the stupid ideas that human beings will rally around.

              3. Human milk?

                There is soy milk, almond milk, rice milk...

                1. Hey it's not April Fool's Day...they must be serious.

                  So..........which CH is going to Storchen restaurant in Switerzland to check out the soups and such made with human milk, sighted in PETA's letter?