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    Dairy farmers say transparency is needed to deal with murky labelling of milk

    Dairy farmers say transparency is needed to deal with murky labelling of milk


    Australian dairy farmers want restrictions around what can be labelled as a milk product, and say it should only be applied to bovine dairy products.

    Federated Farmers dairy spokesperson Chris Lewis agrees the current labelling can be misleading.

    Lewis says milk from a mammal is fine, but nut milks should be properly labelled as a juice product.

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