I don’t even know where to begin.
VERMONT — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter to Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc., urging them to replace cow’s milk they use in their ice cream products with human breast milk, according to a statement recently released by a PETA spokeswoman.
“PETA’s request comes in the wake of news reports that a Swiss restaurant owner will begin purchasing breast milk from nursing mothers and substituting breast milk for 75 percent of the cow’s milk in the food he serves,” the statement says.
In a statement Ben and Jerry’s said, “We applaud PETA’s novel approach to bringing attention to an issue, but we believe a mother’s milk is best used for her child.“
I poked around all the many links I could find on this and the article at Times UK Online had the most detail, including the Swiss government’s reaction and promise to shut the restaurant down if the Chef/Owner attempts to serve human breast milk. They are saying that this is because human breast milk is not regulated and their is no way to ensure how old it is, or that is has been properly refigerated. I’ll let you read for yourself but here is a yummy breast milk sauce recipe.
Chantarelle sauce with breast milk and cognac
— Warm up olive oil with cinnamon and flambéed cognac
— Add white wine and stir
— Add breast milk and stir
— Add whipped cream
— Serve with antelope steak or other grilled meat and black Piedmont rice
Garnish with vegetables.