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« on: May 03, 2011, 11:47:53 PM »

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/03/human-breast-milk-cheese_n_856866.html?ref=fb&src=sp

A New York gallery on Sunday offered adventurous eaters the opportunity to sample cheese made from human breast milk, getting mixed reviews and some puzzled looks... GO TO LINK FOR FULL STORY.

Um, what are your opinions of this? I think it's a bit weird myself.  Lips Sealed
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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2011, 12:03:16 AM »

Ewwwwwwwww!!!!!!! Lips Sealed
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2011, 12:03:54 AM »

This shouldn't gross me out, as I am a sort-of feminist.....










but EW.
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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2011, 12:17:38 AM »

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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2011, 12:18:53 AM »

I think you have to ask yourself whether this idea addresses any genuine need of humanity; i.e., Does it solve any real problem or help to change society for the better? The answer here, clearly, is no. It only benefits the inventor, who stands to make money from humanity's fascination with the unusual. Yeah, the idea is a little gross, but that's what he's counting on. It's just another manifestation of our society's decadence.
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« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2011, 12:30:00 AM »

Kinky. And gross.  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2011, 12:40:04 AM »

I don't know about cheese, but I would go with the ice cream if they come out with it.
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« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2011, 12:42:32 AM »

I don't know about cheese, but I would go with the ice cream if they come out with it.

They've done that as well.
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« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2011, 12:44:43 AM »

I don't know about cheese, but I would go with the ice cream if they come out with it.

They've done that as well.

Hmmmmmmmm. .. .
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« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2011, 01:14:02 AM »

interestingly enough, my science teacher says that we're the only species that consumes milk from other animals.  our bodies are made to digest this, and they have a harder time with animal milk.  this, suprisingly, doesn't sound that gross to me Cheesy
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« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2011, 01:15:30 AM »

I don't know about cheese, but I would go with the ice cream if they come out with it.

They've done that as well.

that'd be an interesting side job, to provide the breast milk for ice cream and cheese.  it may look odd on a resume  Cheesy
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« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2011, 10:38:14 AM »

interestingly enough, my science teacher says that we're the only species that consumes milk from other animals.  our bodies are made to digest this, and they have a harder time with animal milk.  this, suprisingly, doesn't sound that gross to me Cheesy

Did your science teacher ever have a cat?
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« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2011, 10:41:15 AM »

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I don't know about cheese, but I would go with the ice cream if they come out with it.

They've done that as well.
When I worked in the Health clinic, I was rumaging for something in the freezer in back, and came across some packets of frozen white substance. I regretted asking what it was.

Seems to be like the cousin taboo most Orthodox have (in the Middle East, we don't).
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« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2011, 10:56:20 AM »

Sigh.

It's an odd thing that we humans are so opposed to what is created by God to feed HUMANS - and we'd rather go to another foreign animal to have our needs met . . .and not adequately so. 

Human breast milk anything shouldn't be a weird or 'ew' thing. . . but we are so removed from what is right and good that we wouldn't recognize it if it hit us over the head. 

We're so good at calling evil 'good' and good 'evil'.  Or rather what is corrupt - good and what is pure - corrupt.

If the milk is tested pure and pasteurized -  why is it so unacceptable?  Believe me, eating it as ice-cream or cheese is NOT suckling at a woman's breast. It's just FOOD from a very healthy food source - one way over looked in a world where food is at risk on so many different levels.



 
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« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2011, 11:05:58 AM »

Did your science teacher ever have a cat?

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« Reply #15 on: May 04, 2011, 11:07:13 AM »

Didn't we all feed on it as infants? I was breast-fed.
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« Reply #16 on: May 04, 2011, 11:10:04 AM »

If the milk is tested pure and pasteurized -  why is it so unacceptable?  Believe me, eating it as ice-cream or cheese is NOT suckling at a woman's breast. It's just FOOD from a very healthy food source - one way over looked in a world where food is at risk on so many different levels.

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« Reply #17 on: May 04, 2011, 11:37:20 AM »

Did your science teacher ever have a cat?

Nice.

I'd like to see a cat milk a cow though.

As far as human milk vs other milk goes, I am equally against the consumption of dairy.  Human milk is for baby humans.  Cow milk is for baby cattle.  There aren't any good reasons that grown humans should consume dairy, human or otherwise.
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« Reply #18 on: May 04, 2011, 11:54:01 AM »

Did your science teacher ever have a cat?

Nice.

I'd like to see a cat milk a cow though.

As far as human milk vs other milk goes, I am equally against the consumption of dairy.  Human milk is for baby humans.  Cow milk is for baby cattle.  There aren't any good reasons that grown humans should consume dairy, human or otherwise.

I drink milk because it's a good source if calcium to make strong bones, and with the hits I give/take in footy, I need it. :p
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« Reply #19 on: May 04, 2011, 12:02:56 PM »

This shouldn't gross me out, as I am a sort-of feminist.....
but EW.
Funny as a feminist something that reduces women to cattle does gross me out.
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« Reply #20 on: May 04, 2011, 12:03:49 PM »

If the milk is tested pure and pasteurized -  why is it so unacceptable?  Believe me, eating it as ice-cream or cheese is NOT suckling at a woman's breast. It's just FOOD from a very healthy food source - one way over looked in a world where food is at risk on so many different levels.

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And the cow's milk wasn't meant for. . .the calf?  **laughing**
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« Reply #21 on: May 04, 2011, 12:05:24 PM »

If the milk is tested pure and pasteurized -  why is it so unacceptable?  Believe me, eating it as ice-cream or cheese is NOT suckling at a woman's breast. It's just FOOD from a very healthy food source - one way over looked in a world where food is at risk on so many different levels.

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And the cow's milk wasn't meant for. . .the calf?  **laughing**

Well, let me put it this way... I wouldn't feel like I'm stealing from a baby if I drank cow's milk...  angel
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« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2011, 12:05:30 PM »

Did your science teacher ever have a cat?

Nice.

I'd like to see a cat milk a cow though.

As far as human milk vs other milk goes, I am equally against the consumption of dairy.  Human milk is for baby humans.  Cow milk is for baby cattle.  There aren't any good reasons that grown humans should consume dairy, human or otherwise.

I have no problem with being a vegetarian or a vegan, except when it becomes cultish.

However, here is a good reason for human beings ability to use cattle, milk etc... for sustenance, from the Book of Genesis: "And God blessed them: and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth."
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« Reply #23 on: May 04, 2011, 04:22:05 PM »

As a consumer of plenty of milk (2-3 gallons per week) I eat a lot of cereal and since I'm tall, I need it. However, a woman's breast milk kind of grosses me out!

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« Reply #24 on: May 04, 2011, 04:38:03 PM »

Seems to be like the cousin taboo most Orthodox have (in the Middle East, we don't).

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« Reply #25 on: May 04, 2011, 04:47:13 PM »

Adults drinking any kind of milk is infantile and crazy as far as I'm concerned.
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« Reply #26 on: May 04, 2011, 04:48:11 PM »

Adults drinking any kind of milk is infantile and crazy as far as I'm concerned.

Milk goes really good with cookies. And toasted cheese sandwiches. And anything with BBQ sauce. And steak. And...  angel
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« Reply #27 on: May 04, 2011, 05:20:30 PM »

There are good medical reasons why adults would drink human breast milk.  People with compromised immune systems, cancer, gastrointestinal disease, burn patients, etc...   Many adults with these health problems purchase breast milk from mother's milk banks nationwide.  The milk is treated, but still retains auto-immune properties and is highly digestible.  In many cases it's a lifesaving choice, but it isn't cheap and some insurance plans will not pay for it. 
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« Reply #28 on: May 04, 2011, 05:26:34 PM »

Adults drinking any kind of milk is infantile and crazy as far as I'm concerned.

Yes, I would rather drink Scotch.  However, the only cookies that go well with Scotch are Walkers.  For my Oreos, milk is the only way to go.  Cow's milk has been around a long time, and having lived in Wisconsin for a while, I am pretty much familiar with the process of production.  However, human milk is new enough that I think that I would want to do a complete inspection of the source before I started purchasing the product. 
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Adults drinking any kind of milk is infantile and crazy as far as I'm concerned.

Yes, I would rather drink Scotch.  However, the only cookies that go well with Scotch are Walkers.  For my Oreos, milk is the only way to go.  Cow's milk has been around a long time, and having lived in Wisconsin for a while, I am pretty much familiar with the process of production.  However, human milk is new enough that I think that I would want to do a complete inspection of the source before I started purchasing the product. 

For health and safety, of course.
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Yes, I would rather drink Scotch.  However, the only cookies that go well with Scotch are Walkers.  For my Oreos, milk is the only way to go.  Cow's milk has been around a long time, and having lived in Wisconsin for a while, I am pretty much familiar with the process of production.  However, human milk is new enough that I think that I would want to do a complete inspection of the source before I started purchasing the product. 

For health and safety, of course.

Uh . . . yeh, that's it . . . for health and safety . . . of course.
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« Reply #31 on: May 04, 2011, 11:04:55 PM »

Sorry if my previous post was offensive to anyone, milk is really gross to me and I wasn't being very self controlled there.
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« Reply #32 on: May 04, 2011, 11:34:54 PM »

I'm a woman and I STILL think "ew." Like you said, Jason, it's probably because I hate straight milk to begin with.
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« Reply #33 on: May 05, 2011, 01:39:08 AM »

I have no issue with this, but I have had about a decade and a half at this point of experience with breast milk both as a mom and in early childhood education. The screening that female breast milk donors have to go thru is so rigorous that there aren't many cows that could pass.

I wouldn't eat it, even if it was made from my own milk. But I don't think it is that disgusting for others to eat it. A good percentage of expensive face creams have foreskins in it, THAT I find very disgusting. At least human milk is meant to be consumed, foreskins are not meant to be made into skin cream.
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« Reply #34 on: May 05, 2011, 09:15:55 AM »

I am always amazed that OC Net discussions on, for example, breast milk, can generate 35+ replies, but some questions about theology and liturgy barely register a blip.  Now if someone could bring sex and monasticism into this thread I'm sure we could push it to a 4 pager at least!   Wink
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« Reply #35 on: May 05, 2011, 01:35:04 PM »

I can argue until an angel cries "Uncle", but even I get tired of discussing the same old issues over and over again.  Breast milk is at least new and refreshing (the thread, that is).

I am always amazed that OC Net discussions on, for example, breast milk, can generate 35+ replies, but some questions about theology and liturgy barely register a blip.  Now if someone could bring sex and monasticism into this thread I'm sure we could push it to a 4 pager at least!   Wink
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I am always amazed that OC Net discussions on, for example, breast milk, can generate 35+ replies, but some questions about theology and liturgy barely register a blip.

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