The Good Ol’ Taste

The Good Ol’ Taste

In keeping my promise to post something once a week, I decided to use today’s daily prompt by WordPress since I don’t have a topic that I’m dying to write about.

Today’s word is Childhood (which explains the photo of Kermit, but this post is not about Sesame Street, okay?)

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The Milk We’re Drinking in Singapore

The Milk We’re Drinking in Singapore

What I found out when I looked up a brand of milk sold in Singapore: Cowhead.

As you probably know from reading my previous post, I have been poring over milk labels. A fortnight ago on our weekly grocery run, I chanced upon Cowhead milk, which had some seriously sexy claims on its package.

So, the label read (verbatim):

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Milk: To Drink Or Not To Drink?

Milk: To Drink Or Not To Drink?

Earlier this year, after watching a horrific video about the abuse of bobby calves at a New Zealand dairy farm (warning before you click: it’s very graphic), I started thinking more seriously about commercial farming practices, from both ethical and health perspectives.

Is cruelty-free dairy farming possible? It’s a question I’ve been pondering over. My vegan friends think not, obviously.

And, where does the dairy milk in Singapore come from?

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Is Rice Really Worse Than Soda?

Is Rice Really Worse Than Soda?

Yesterday, the Straits Times (ST) ran an article titled Diabetes: The rice you eat is worse than sugary drinks which came up several times in my social media feed. I was disturbed by the headline. Were you?

Then, an editor I regularly work with e-mailed to ask if I’d like to pitch related stories. She got me thinking deeper, and this is an edited excerpt of my reply to her:

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