I was reading through this morning's articles and noticed a write up about Breast Milk Ice Cream on The BBC. I read the article and shuddered thinking as apex "predators" human beings pick up a lot of nasty chemicals through the course of the day. Lately with the comments about Tuna Fish being a Once A Week food because of the amounts of Mercury, I count myself lucky that I don't have a deadly Peanut Allergy and can eat a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich on Banana Bread for Lunch if I like.
Yes, it is before lunch and I'm already plotting out the day's menu.
If you think about all of the chemicals we are exposed to in the course of the day, how long they take to get out of our system, and how many artificial colours and flavours we take in, the stuff just flat out can not be organic or even pure. Breast Milk Ice Cream could even be classified as a toxic substance it the source lived in certain places where there is a lot of heavy metals in the soil or a high pollution level.
It's geared for babies as well. There are some certain definite benefits to breastfeeding an infant, so why take the next step and proceed into this step?
The mothers are given 15 Pounds Sterling, about $20 US for 10 ounces of milk. That makes the stuff pretty expensive when you think of the "wholesale cost" of the ingredients.
Free Range Mother's Milk in a nation that has more than the average Cancer Clusters throughout would be a questionable treat for me, but I suppose that you will see Andrew Zimmern show up there some day for Bizarre Foods, London.
The Baker in me on the other hand has me wondering about how the ingredients would churn into butter... and then my mind slips onto what else are passed through Bodily Fluids and it stops right there.