Last updated on: 1/3/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“We recognize that milk is an important source in children’s diets of essential vitamins and minerals, such as calcium and vitamins A and D… However, we are concerned that milk is also the largest source of saturated fat in children’s diets.”

from a letter to the heads of three companies that manage the dairy industry, www.cspinet.org, Apr. 26, 2004

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“An organization that advocates for nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science.”

www.cspinet.org (accessed Mar. 13, 2007)

Mission:

“To conduct innovative research and advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to provide consumers with current, useful information about their health and well-being.”

www.cspinet.org (accessed Mar. 13, 2007)

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Drinking Chocolate and Other Flavored Milks Healthy?