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Ben & Jerry's Breast Milk Ice Cream?

Ben & Jerry's Breast Milk Ice Cream?

When I read the post on GiggleSugar about the obscure Craigslist ad requesting people to suggest flavors for their homemade breast milk ice cream, I thought it was a joke. Apparently not. PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is also hopping on the breast milk ice cream boat and are now urging Ben & Jerry's to make the switch from cow's milk to breast milk.

Tracy Reiman, executive vice president of PETA, sent a letter directly to Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, saying PETA feels the transition away from cow's milk will reduce the suffering of cows and provide customers with healthier products (Um, since when is ice cream considered healthy?). The letter also said that dairy products have been linked to juvenile diabetes, allergies, and obesity. Another PETA representative said she knew this idea sounded crazy, but it's no more absurd than humans consuming milk from another species.

To find out if Ben & Jerry's is going to start a new line of bosom milk ice cream

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Since Ben & Jerry's factory is located in Vermont, a state filled with extremely open-minded people, these ice cream makers did applaud PETA's efforts, but felt that breast milk was best left for babies. A La Leche spokeswoman said that breast milk and cow's milk aren't interchangeable and that each mom makes a unique formula for her baby's needs, meaning it's not meant for just anyone. Ben & Jerry's responded with a statement that cow's milk has proven to be a healthy part of American diets for many years, and they're not ready to make the change. Well that's a nice way to say, "This idea is udderly ridiculous!"

My big question is, who would supply this milk, and could they possibly pump enough to fill the public's ice cream needs? I'm also wondering about the nutritional advantages, since PETA claims that breast milk is healthier. So I thought a side-by-side comparison would be in order here (wow, I never thought I'd ever be posting about this). Now I can see that cow's milk is actually healthier — less calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbs, and cholesterol, and more protein.

I'm thinking that the overall reaction here is "Eww," but maybe I'm wrong. What do you think of this idea?

4.5 ounces of breast milk 4.5 ounces of 1% cow's milk
Calories 95 61.9
Total Fat 5.7g 1.4g
Saturated Fat 0g .8g
Cholesterol 21.6mg 5.6mg
Sodium 21.6mg 8.4mg
Carbs 10g 7.3g
Fiber 0g 0g
Protein 1.7g 4.5g

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Christina3252028 Christina3252028 3 years
\u00a0@Spectra\u00a0Watch a video sometime, and then tell me your definition of torture. The only reason these cows need milked is because they're artificially inseminated over and over again to produce it. Also, google 'mastitis'. It comes from these cows being milked over and over and it is very painful. These infections are so common that the FDA has made it legal for there to be 1 eye dropper full of pus per 8 oz. glass of milk, although they refer to it as a 'somatic cell count'.
Christina3252028 Christina3252028 3 years
I don't believe this side-by-side comparison is accurate, specifically the sodium. That all depends on the diet of the woman this sample was taken from. This is also inaccurate in the fact that women's breast milk is constantly changing depending on how long she's been nursing. The older the baby, the lower the cholesterol. If you take a look at the protein content, this will explain further why our children should stick to human breast milk. The protein content is significantly higher to support the enormous growth of a calf. Also, why is it weird to drink our own species breast milk? I think it's disgusting that we drink another species breast milk Would you drink dog milk? Cat milk? I didn't think so...
stdbchbmic stdbchbmic 7 years
after this one they should make cum ice cream cuz i only use it as a topping but id like it to be mixed in 8=====> + PUSSY=some god damn good ice cream
narutofighter11 narutofighter11 7 years
^I hope both. Yummy! LOL!
narutofighter11 narutofighter11 7 years
^I hope both. Yummy! LOL!
stdbchbmic stdbchbmic 7 years
my pussy is getting wet just thinking about this or is it my dick getting hard LOL!!!
narutofighter11 narutofighter11 7 years
^Or are you a guy. LOL!
narutofighter11 narutofighter11 7 years
^Or are you a guy. LOL!
stdbchbmic stdbchbmic 7 years
boobs and ice cream my two fav things in the world combined into one=orgasm CUM
stdbchbmic stdbchbmic 7 years
boobs and ice creammy two fav things in the world combined into one=orgasmCUM
narutofighter11 narutofighter11 7 years
^Thats my kinda girl. LOL!
narutofighter11 narutofighter11 7 years
^Thats my kinda girl. LOL!
stdbchbmic stdbchbmic 7 years
TITTY MILK MMMMMMMMMMMM
stdbchbmic stdbchbmic 7 years
TITTY MILK MMMMMMMMMMMM
narutofighter11 narutofighter11 7 years
OMG this sounds like so yummmmy. I would totally camp out for it. LOL! I really hope this goes through. All the little baby cows are gonna run out of milk and everyone will be sad :'(. I will totally give milk. LOL!
stdbchbmic stdbchbmic 7 years
OMG this must be so orgasmic. Im craving some right now it probably tastes like heaven from a titty in some ice cream mmmmmmmmmmmmmm me and my homie are gonna fing camp out for this sht man. want it sooooo bad
stdbchbmic stdbchbmic 7 years
OMG this must be so orgasmic.Im craving some right now it probably tastes like heaven from a titty in some ice creammmmmmmmmmmmmmmme and my homie are gonna fing camp out for this sht man.want it sooooo bad
angelfromlsu angelfromlsu 7 years
I don't think people dislike breast mink because it's "meant for babies". They dislike it because breast milk is taboo. Guys online get off on that sort of thing.
moonlite moonlite 7 years
Why do so many people think it's disgusting to drink breast milk because it's only meant for babies, but it's perfectly normal to drink milk from a cow? Shouldn't cow's milk only be for calves? I doubt PETA was being serious, they are just trying to make people aware of how idiotic it is to drink the milk of another animal, especially here in the U.S. where that milk is full of antibiotics, hormones, steroids, and god-knows-what-else just so the meat and dairy industries can make a bigger profit. And Kyko is right; if milk is so healthy for you, how come the United States has high incidence of osteoporosis despite the fact that it has among the highest rates of milk consumption in the world? USE YOUR BRAINS, PEOPLE. I personally would love to see Ben & Jerry's start making rice or soy ice creams.
moonlite moonlite 7 years
Why do so many people think it's disgusting to drink breast milk because it's only meant for babies, but it's perfectly normal to drink milk from a cow? Shouldn't cow's milk only be for calves?I doubt PETA was being serious, they are just trying to make people aware of how idiotic it is to drink the milk of another animal, especially here in the U.S. where that milk is full of antibiotics, hormones, steroids, and god-knows-what-else just so the meat and dairy industries can make a bigger profit.And Kyko is right; if milk is so healthy for you, how come the United States has high incidence of osteoporosis despite the fact that it has among the highest rates of milk consumption in the world? USE YOUR BRAINS, PEOPLE.I personally would love to see Ben & Jerry's start making rice or soy ice creams.
foxie foxie 7 years
"T!t Bit Nipply"
foxie foxie 7 years
"T!t Bit Nipply"
eafolsom eafolsom 7 years
so... would we call it Nip Chip?
Kyko Kyko 7 years
Foxie, funsized and lilruck44 are all in my camp, too. While I still wouldn't drink the human breast milk, it's "utterly" hilarious to see people's reactions to this proposal. People find it SO DISGUSTING to drink milk from their same species after a certain age, yet the thought of consuming a different species' milk for an indefinite amount of time is SO comprehensible (mostly because of the NUMEROUS propoganda and false ads from the ever-so-rich milk industry who says that if we don't drink milk we'll fall down from osteoporosis - look at the statistics, the US drinks the MOST dairy per year and we have the highest rate of osteoporosis.)Don't drink milk.
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