We buy around 5.2billion litres of liquid milk from the supermarkets and the milkman each year
Milk has been part of the human diet for thousands of years. It is one of the most nutritionally complete foods available and is a natural source that contains a whole host of vitamins and minerals needed for good health.
Sadly, there are many mixed messages relating to milk and numerous myths that blame milk for a variety of ailments, many of which have been part of foklore for centuries and continue to be inaccurately re-told without any scientific basis.
The Dairy Council provides robust scientific information and facts about milk and dairy products, dispelling some of the most common dairy related myths.