Milk Matters

In this week’s On the Side column, Rick Nichols presents, parses and ponders the PA Department of Agriculture’s ruling on milk labeling against the backdrop of the Pennsylvania Farm Show. It’s a great primer on the issue, if you’re unfamiliar:

When you’ve got 10,000 competitors showing off prize steers and goats and rodeo moves – a fair number of them teenage future farmers spending the night – you can bet hormones will enter the picture.

What a lede. As usual, perfection.

One the Side: Hormones in milk: Don’t ask, don’t tell? []