Other animal milks

Please click on the links below to read our articles. If you are interested in research findings, click here for links to research reports.

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Donkey milk growing in popularity around Europe. January 2015

Why donkey/ass' milk is so much easier for humans to digest that cow's milk. July 2014

Goat's milk accepted by European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) as a suitable base for infant formula. Research here, comment here. March 2014

Raw Milk: Juliette Scarfe is a skincare expert and beauty therapist with her own range of beauty products. She is also a very passionate raw milk enthusiast. May 2013

Camel cheese... The What took you so long foundation pursues it to Mongolia... 2010

The Goat’s Milk Question: An extremely detailed article by Frances Dale on the pros and cons of ‘milks’ for all age groups, especially infants. Includes an examination of nutritional values. 2010

Milky matters – buffalo and goat milk: if unable to tolerate dairy, allergic and intolerant people may be able to enjoy other animal milks which are becoming more widely available. Michelle Berriedale-Johnson talks to Liz Sutton. 2006


Research Reports

Donkey´s Milk Is Well Accepted and Tolerated by Infants with Cow´s Milk Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES): A Preliminary Study July 2017
The summary of this article is not yet available online but the headline suggests an interesting potential alternative to cow’s milk in those with food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome.

Immunoreactivity of lactic acid-treated mare's milk after simulated digestion. Febraury 2015

Goat's milk found to nutritionally adequate for term infants. May 2014

Goat's milk accepted by European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) as a suitable base for infant formula. March 2014

Camel’s milk a safe alternative for children with cow’s milk allergy. May 2011

Goat milk can be considered a functional food. May 2011

Donkey milk potential substitute for children. August 2010

Mares' milk for allergies. July 2007

Camel milk – the latest cure for allergies. June 2006



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