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Watch Now: New Vegan Documentary MILKED Exposes the Dairy Industry

The vegan documentary was released late last month on YouTube.



The vegan documentary was released late last month on YouTube.

If you enjoyed Cowspiracy, Forks Over Knives, What The Health, and The Game Changers, then you’re going to want to give this new documentary a watch. MILKED is a documentary exposing the dairy industry, and you can watch it now for free on YouTube.

How the Dairy Industry Is Hurting the Planet

MILKED – White Lies in Dairy Land is a documentary filmed in New Zealand about the truth of the dairy industry and its impact on our planet. The film follows Chris Huriwai, a New Zealand native, as he searches for answers to big environmental questions that are raised on the subject of raising cows for milk.

Director Amy Taylor follows Huriwai throughout the country as he attempts to meet with large dairy corporations and uncover the truth about the industry and how its massive ecological footprint is impacting the environment and our health.

The film features interviews with notable names in the environmental space, such as conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall, environmental advocate Suzy Amis Cameron, and freshwater ecologist Dr. Mike Joy. Several more activists, scientific experts, whistle-blowers, and industry advocates also share their opinions on the matter, and the film explores conversations with both current and former dairy farmers to gain their insight.

Award-Winning Vegan Documentary MILKED

MILKED first debuted at the New Zealand International Film Festival in 2021, and has since been featured at several other festivals and taken home several awards. MILKED was an Official Selection at the German International Film Festival and the Impact DOCS Awards, and was awarded the Best of Show at the IndieFEST Film Awards and the Gold Award at the Spotlight Documentary Film Awards.

The film is 90 minutes long and can be watched for free on YouTube. The creators of the film have also started a petition asking President Biden to reduce the US dairy herd 25% by 2025 as a part of a coordinated effort to reduce the environmental impacts of dairy worldwide. If you’d like to sign the petition, click here.

Cayla White


Cayla has been writing for VegOut since 2020 and has been plugged into the LA vegan food scene since Veggie Grill was pretty much the only vegan restaurant in the city. Aside from writing articles, Cayla enjoys embracing their inner 85-year-old by listening to classical music, making playlists for their friends, and staying active through swimming, hiking, cycling, and yoga. In their free time, Cayla likes writing poetry, learning about outdoor survival and alternative lifestyles, and is always searching for the best loaf of sourdough bread.

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