The Dairy Farmers of Canada should be commended for asking members to stop using palmitic acids in feed while launching a national investigation into the matter.
For likely the very first time in its history, arguably the most powerful lobby group in the country opted to listen to Canadians. It’s not easy to admit publicly that something isn’t right, especially in Canadian dairy.
Early on as questions arose about hard butter, the Dairy Farmers of Canada said nothing was wrong.
Then on Feb. 19, the group acknowledged that the issue needed to be addressed and created a committee to look at the issue.