Saturday, June 20, 2009

Milk price too rich for many Kiwis:

In 67% fluoridated New Zealand:

"The price of milk has gone up by almost a quarter in two years, putting it beyond the budgets of many low-income families, research suggests.

A University of Otago study has found many families are buying cheap [cavity-causing]fizzy drinks instead of milk, because it is too expensive."

"'Unhealthy fizzy drinks, which contribute to our high rates of obesity and tooth decay, are cheaper and more heavily advertised than milk.'"