…as the nation’s hunger grows for strained yogurt, which produces more byproduct than traditional varieties, the issue of its acid runoff becomes more pressing. Greek yogurt companies, food scientists, and state government officials are scrambling not just to figure out uses for whey, but how to make a profit off of it.
Speaking of fluoride, one of the conspiracy theories on adding it to the water supply is that it’s an industrial waste product that’s hard to dispose of – if only there were a way to get rid of it on a grand scale…like by having people ingest it.
I’ve heard the same thing about soy.
I don’t know if either of those are true, but this article about what to do with the waste produced by the booming greek yogurt industry brings both of these things to mind.