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Is organic whole milk just as bad as regular whole milk?

I was in the store yesterday and saw a gallon of Organic Whole milk. Is that any better that regular whole milk? Like can you give it to them earlier than the regular stuff? What really makes it organic? I mean it still from cows doesnt' it?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:41 PM on Dec. 16, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It's still got lactose in it and still shouldn't be given to a child under 12 months. It is still from cows, but it is from cows with a much healthier diet and standard of living than regular milk. It's better for the cows, the environment and the consumer's health. But still not for babies.

    Answer by riotgrrl at 2:42 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • Organic only means that the grain and other feeds that the cow ate was not treated with chemicals, pesticides, etc.
    Organic does not mean that the cow was not vaccinated or injected with hormones.
    Goat's milk is called the "universal milk", as it's tolerated by every living creature.

    Answer by EireLass at 2:46 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • Yeah it's not safe to give to a baby before 1 yr. But it has no artificial growth hormones (at least most kinds) which makes it healthier especially for kids. They've linked early puberty and developing in girls to regular store bought milk because of the artificial growth hormones.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:48 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • dairygold has no growth hormomes, neither does wilcox

    Answer by jbirchard at 2:53 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • i love organic milk. the 2% tastes like regular whole milk to me.

    Answer by snoober_k at 3:16 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

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