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(SoraNews24)   Japanese PM asked his citizens to drink more milk so the excess they had from the pandemic wouldn't have to be dumped. The citizens decided not to cry over it and drank   (soranews24.com) divider line
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‘’ 1 day ago  
Trying to fit this news into my current fetish. Almost there?
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
Collectivism is still a strong force in Asia.
 
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And 4,000 tons were sold by a lady working part time in Jimbocho.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
This would make an interesting Photoshop contest photo

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‘’ 1 day ago  
Yet you try that here and right wingers will call it a conspiracy.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
Don't try this at home, America!

Milk is tyranny! Down with mammals and mothers!

No cookies for you!
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
Those packed trains must be lovely
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
just make some yogurt
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
As if milk could define a PMs career.
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starsrift: Collectivism is still a strong force in Asia.


If the US government asked people to eat chocolate chip cookies, the cookies would end up dumped.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

drjekel_mrhyde: Those packed trains must be lovely


The women-only cars are.

And the foot spa car in Kyoto is very nice after a long day.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.


Socialist crybabies.
 
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robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.


One big advantage of cheese over milk is that it has a much longer expiration date before it goes bad.

That said, milk and cheese aren't all that prevalent across Asia because so many Asian people are lactose intolerant.  That also greatly limits the export ability to their nearby neighbors.

Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-​intole​rance-by-country/
Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)
 
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leeksfromchichis: [encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com image 444x691]

And 4,000 tons were sold by a lady working part time in Jimbocho.


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/sees what you did there
//and you're good.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
Given the rate of lactose intolerance among Japanese adults, I'll stay on this side of the ocean for a while, TYVM.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

Excelsior: robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.

One big advantage of cheese over milk is that it has a much longer expiration date before it goes bad.

That said, milk and cheese aren't all that prevalent across Asia because so many Asian people are lactose intolerant.  That also greatly limits the export ability to their nearby neighbors.

Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-i​ntolerance-by-country/
Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)


Enh, just add lactase. It'll break down the lactose.

You can get lactose-free milk that's the same in every other way.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.


What type of porn are you into, because Asians are mostly lactose intolerant.
/That's not squid ink in this movie
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

rue_in_winter: Excelsior: robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.

One big advantage of cheese over milk is that it has a much longer expiration date before it goes bad.

That said, milk and cheese aren't all that prevalent across Asia because so many Asian people are lactose intolerant.  That also greatly limits the export ability to their nearby neighbors.

Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-i​ntolerance-by-country/
Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)

Enh, just add lactase. It'll break down the lactose.

You can get lactose-free milk that's the same in every other way.


Yup, and it's not hard to make cheese lactose free, it takes a bit of work to certify it as lactose free but the process of aging most cheeses removes the lactose.

/Lactose intolerant
//Now have milk, half and half, cheese, butter, yogurt, cream cheese, sour cream, cottage cheese, and ice cream that are lactose free
///Tried nut based alternatives when I first lost my ability to process lactose due to antibiotics, it's just not the same
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
Im not fooled. It had nothing to do with milk. It was just another excuse to allow Japanese men and women to wear outrageous cat costumes.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

drjekel_mrhyde: robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.

What type of porn are you into, because Asians are mostly lactose intolerant.
/That's not squid ink in this movie


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robodog: rue_in_winter: Excelsior: robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.

One big advantage of cheese over milk is that it has a much longer expiration date before it goes bad.

That said, milk and cheese aren't all that prevalent across Asia because so many Asian people are lactose intolerant.  That also greatly limits the export ability to their nearby neighbors.

Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-i​ntolerance-by-country/
Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)

Enh, just add lactase. It'll break down the lactose.

You can get lactose-free milk that's the same in every other way.

Yup, and it's not hard to make cheese lactose free, it takes a bit of work to certify it as lactose free but the process of aging most cheeses removes the lactose.

/Lactose intolerant
//Now have milk, half and half, cheese, butter, yogurt, cream cheese, sour cream, cottage cheese, and ice cream that are lactose free
///Tried nut based alternatives when I first lost my ability to process lactose due to antibiotics, it's just not the same


Yeah! Almond milk can be nice, and works as a substitute in a bunch of recipes, but it is not the same.

And you can't make delicious fatty yogurt from it. The best yogurt I ever had was a high fat yogurt, a Liberte variety with about 9% fat. Amazing.
 
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"OH NO!  GODZILLA AND DIARRHEA! BUT MOSTLY DIARRHEA!  RUNS!  RUNS!"
 
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Twilight Farkle: leeksfromchichis: [encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com image 444x691]

And 4,000 tons were sold by a lady working part time in Jimbocho.

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/sees what you did there
//and you're good.


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And I see what YOU'VE done as well.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

rue_in_winter: Excelsior: robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.

One big advantage of cheese over milk is that it has a much longer expiration date before it goes bad.

That said, milk and cheese aren't all that prevalent across Asia because so many Asian people are lactose intolerant.  That also greatly limits the export ability to their nearby neighbors.

Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-i​ntolerance-by-country/
Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)

Enh, just add lactase. It'll break down the lactose.

You can get lactose-free milk that's the same in every other way.


How fast does lactase work? Can you put some in your lactose milk, shake, then drink? Or take some as an antidote when you've already had the milk?
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

Excelsior: robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.

One big advantage of cheese over milk is that it has a much longer expiration date before it goes bad.

That said, milk and cheese aren't all that prevalent across Asia because so many Asian people are lactose intolerant.  That also greatly limits the export ability to their nearby neighbors.

Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-i​ntolerance-by-country/
Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)


I was wondering about that. 100% for S Korea? Really?
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

Excelsior: robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.

One big advantage of cheese over milk is that it has a much longer expiration date before it goes bad.

That said, milk and cheese aren't all that prevalent across Asia because so many Asian people are lactose intolerant.  That also greatly limits the export ability to their nearby neighbors.

Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-i​ntolerance-by-country/
Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)


That can't be true. They drink milk like crazy. Milk tea, ice milk, straight up milk, lattes. Kids get milk in their school lunch at least until they're 12, and a lot of times later.

Plus that says 100% for S. Korea. That sounds like horseshiat.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
Yup. Looks like those numbers include lactose malabsorption as well.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

rue_in_winter: Excelsior: robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.

One big advantage of cheese over milk is that it has a much longer expiration date before it goes bad.

That said, milk and cheese aren't all that prevalent across Asia because so many Asian people are lactose intolerant.  That also greatly limits the export ability to their nearby neighbors.

Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-i​ntolerance-by-country/
Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)

Enh, just add lactase. It'll break down the lactose.

You can get lactose-free milk that's the same in every other way.


Lactase is pretty cool. Lactose free milk isn't made by removing lactose but by transforming it into something same but different.

Lactase transforms lactose, which looks like this:
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Into galactose, which looks like this:
 
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GalFisk: rue_in_winter: Excelsior: robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.

One big advantage of cheese over milk is that it has a much longer expiration date before it goes bad.

That said, milk and cheese aren't all that prevalent across Asia because so many Asian people are lactose intolerant.  That also greatly limits the export ability to their nearby neighbors.

Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-i​ntolerance-by-country/
Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)

Enh, just add lactase. It'll break down the lactose.

You can get lactose-free milk that's the same in every other way.

How fast does lactase work? Can you put some in your lactose milk, shake, then drink? Or take some as an antidote when you've already had the milk?


I take the pills generally right before I consume it. Sometimes if I forget it at the office I'll take it as soon as I get back but that has about a 20% failure rate, meaning I get to endure a few hours of intense discomfort, often interfering with sleep.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
It would work in the U.S. if there was a way to turn milk into beer.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

GalFisk: rue_in_winter: Excelsior: robodog: I wonder why they didn't just start a cheese making boom? That's what the US has traditionally done. That's where "government cheese" came from, they bought excess milk from dairy farmers to keep the price from cratering, made cheese with it, warehoused it, then gave it out as part of the USDA food security program.

One big advantage of cheese over milk is that it has a much longer expiration date before it goes bad.

That said, milk and cheese aren't all that prevalent across Asia because so many Asian people are lactose intolerant.  That also greatly limits the export ability to their nearby neighbors.

Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-i​ntolerance-by-country/
Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)

Enh, just add lactase. It'll break down the lactose.

You can get lactose-free milk that's the same in every other way.

How fast does lactase work? Can you put some in your lactose milk, shake, then drink? Or take some as an antidote when you've already had the milk?


I know you can take it as a pill when eating, but some people do better with drops taken orally. And I looked up removing lactose at home.

First, the advice was to get some lactase drops. They can be found on Amazon and elsewhere, sometimes in pharmacies. One site specifically used Lacteez, other instructions were more general.

Protip: You can also get testing strips that react to glucose. When lactase breaks down lactose, you get glucose and galactose. The testing strip will change colour when glucose is present, which lets you know if the process has occurred. It won't tell you the proportion consumed or anything, just that it happened.

Second, time and ratio. I checked a few places and found a ratio advised that is 1 drop lactase to 200 ml (most of a cup) of milk. That would be about 5 drops per litre of milk, 10 drops for a 2 L cartoon, 20 for the 4 L jug, etc. The time advice was 24 hours.

Protip: Enzymes often need certain conditions to function optimally, like a certain temperate or pH, and it might be that the fridge slows down the process with the lactase, but it's better than hours at room temperature growing nasty microbes. So, a day in the fridge. Some people specifically warned against freezing the lactase when storing it, which may cause it to degrade or become ineffective, and it can apparently also expire if it's in warm conditions. So fridge it if you got it.

One person, when using lactase on cream, used 10 drops per litre with 24 hours to process. Others have used 48 hours. It will depend on how sensitive you might be, so testing with the glucose strips might be a good idea there.

Hope that's helpful. :)
 
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I was expecting massive milkers in this thread.   I am disappointed.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
rue_in_winter:

Or just don't eat milk.  Cheese and yogurt don't make Mt Shiri erupt as much if you have problems
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

Stud Gerbil: I was expecting massive milkers in this thread.   I am disappointed.


You like a little pink, do you?  NTTAWWT

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Stud Gerbil: I was expecting massive milkers in this thread.   I am disappointed.


Massive milkers?
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
Oh thank goodness...came for the cheese suggestion, fully satisfied.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

UberNeuman: [Fark user image image 500x268]
"OH NO!  GODZILLA AND DIARRHEA! BUT MOSTLY DIARRHEA!  RUNS!  RUNS!"


I imagine that scenario to be like that giant molasses spill in Boston in 1919 but only much much worse..
 
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brantgoose: Don't try this at home, America!

Milk is tyranny! Down with mammals and mothers!

No cookies for you!


this is why cheese is on so many food products in murica. too much milk. instead of cutting back on cows its cheese cheese cheese.
 
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KB202: drjekel_mrhyde: Those packed trains must be lovely

The women-only cars are.

And the foot spa car in Kyoto is very nice after a long day.


That was sarcasm.

You know, because of the lactose-intolerant sake-infused sarariman farts.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  
Now there's an idea I can get behind.
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

Raoul Eaton: It would work in the U.S. if there was a way to turn milk into beer.


I think the Mongols used to do something like that...
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

Dead on the River: Trying to fit this news into my current fetish. Almost there?


there is a very old meme for that. I don't know how to find it without farking up my browser history, but it was a muppet looking dude that was getting force fed milk (or having it poured on his face and being forced to look at something) and IIRC you could get a timeout for posting it because one version of the photo sort of had pubes in it.
 
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Meanwhile in 'merica:
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/why don't they just ship the excess milk here?
 
‘’ 1 day ago  

baorao: Dead on the River: Trying to fit this news into my current fetish. Almost there?

there is a very old meme for that. I don't know how to find it without farking up my browser history, but it was a muppet looking dude that was getting force fed milk (or having it poured on his face and being forced to look at something) and IIRC you could get a timeout for posting it because one version of the photo sort of had pubes in it.


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Muppet Milk
 
‘’ 22 hours ago  

Excelsior: Supposedly 73% of Japanese people can't digest it:  https://milk.procon.org/lactose-i​ntolerance-by-country/ Its nearest neighbors are South Korea (100%), Taiwan (88%), China (85%), Vietnam (98%)


Here's something interesting: Mongolians' DNA says they can't digest milk, yet their diet relies on dairy. A researcher investigates why. (Popular Science)
 
‘’ 22 hours ago  

Stud Gerbil: I was expecting massive milkers in this thread.   I am disappointed.


Cow Milk Scene from Anime Melody of Oblivion
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this old thing?
 
‘’ 22 hours ago  

baorao: Dead on the River: Trying to fit this news into my current fetish. Almost there?

there is a very old meme for that. I don't know how to find it without farking up my browser history, but it was a muppet looking dude that was getting force fed milk (or having it poured on his face and being forced to look at something) and IIRC you could get a timeout for posting it because one version of the photo sort of had pubes in it.


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Can't stop the proper crop
 
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