“Dairy farmers whose cows provide milk for the second largest producer of chunk cheese in the nation (Tillamook) voted Monday to ban a Monsanto Co. hormone on schedule, rejecting pressure from the chemical company…. Rick North, spokesman for Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, called the Tillamook ban a victory for consumers. ‘They’re not only doing the right thing, they’re doing the smart thing,’ North said of the co-op vote. ‘This should be great for their business.'” (full article)
This is terrific news, IMO. Tillamook already has some of the best cheese we’ve yet tasted on the west coast, and now it’s going to get even better! Mmmm… cheese….