Myths vs. Facts: Everything you need to know about milk

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Turns out, there’s a lot of misconceptions about milk—and a lot of misinformation floating around. But the people who know the truth, like Allied Milk Producers, an alliance of milk farmers in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, are helping milk make a well-deserved comeback. And now, thanks to Allied Milk Producers, we are, too—check out the milk myths and facts below, and see how much you really know about this common food item.

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