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Most of what cows in Canada eat is grown on their home farm or locally.

Comment: ‘Buttergate’ debunked: No hard evidence on palm supplements for cows

Consider the difference in value between replying to a social media post and conducting a formal survey of a representative sample of people

The recent controversies over the properties of butter and how dairy cows are fed have become a case study in media attention and the weight of evidence behind it. Anecdotal comments about the consistency of butter snowballed into sometimes overheated discussion of dairy cows’ diets. To paraphrase the Anglo-Irish author Jonathan Swift, sensationalism flies and