Got Milked?

After a $385 million campaign, sales are declining

Those cute milk-mustache ads are causing a nasty food fight. After a two-year audit, the Agriculture Dept. has declared that the dairy industry's campaign to promote milk consumption has "serious problems" and has been badly mismanaged. The audit recommends suspending the dairy group running the program because of sloppy record-keeping, overpayments to the program's administrator, and awarding of contracts to groups with ties to the campaign.

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