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Tricorner News featured Dyson chair of Environmental Studies and Science Melanie DuPuis in "Regional dairies haven't had to dump milk-yet"

05/07/2020

Tricorner News featured Dyson chair of Environmental Studies and Science Melanie DuPuis in "Regional dairies haven't had to dump milk-yet"

Melanie DuPuis, chair of Environmental Studies and Science at Pace University and author of “Nature’s Perfect Food: How Milk Became America’s Drink,” said that the dairy processors usually turn as much as a quarter of the milk produced nation-wide into bulk-packaged pizza cheese. 

“Our farming industry simply can’t pivot quickly enough to meet the sudden change in consumer demand.”

Dairy farmers saw a 35% decrease in prices in the space of a few short weeks. 

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