You don’t have to be a craftsman to understand the adage that when the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. This type of reductionist thinking can affect many businesses, not just carpentry, but whenever such a thought process is applied, it distracts people from actually solving issues because their attention is focused on the wrong problem – and hence, the wrong solution.
The fact that food has become one of the more polarizing aspects of our culture in recent years is hardly news. So it should come as no surprise that the development of government recommendations about which foods to consume is also becoming a hotly contested issue, within Washington, and in households around the country.
The good news for dairy is that the nutritional evidence favoring our products is so strong that it leaves little room for debate about what federal dietary guidelines should say about milk products.