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Friday, September 26, 2008

 
Soylent Ice Cream

If the rest of PETA isn't condemning this letter from its vice president Tracy Reiman, that proves that the organization is 100% certifiably insane. Literally, clinically insane.

On behalf of PETA and our more than 2 million members and supporters, I'd like to bring your attention to an innovative new idea from Switzerland that would bring a unique twist to Ben and Jerry's.

Storchen restaurant is set to unveil a menu that includes soups, stews, and sauces made with at least 75 percent breast milk procured from human donors who are paid in exchange for their milk. If Ben and Jerry's replaced the cow's milk in its ice cream with breast milk, your customers-and cows-would reap the benefits.

Anybody venture to guess how much human milk that would require? One blogger does the math:

Ben & Jerry's makes 13,000,000 gallons of ice cream per year. Call it 36,000 gallons per day. It takes 1 1/2 gallons of milk to make a gallon of ice cream. So 54,000 gallons of milk per day. Cows can produce roughly 5 gallons of milk per day. Humans, roughly 1/3 of a gallon.

So, what PETA's suggesting is replacing 11,000 cows with 160,000 humans. 160,000 full-time, lactating humans.

Have the feminists responded to this yet?

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