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07 December 2016
Summit Showcases Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance
US - A new Wisconsin-based initiative aimed at fostering continuous improvement throughout the dairy supply chain took center stage recently at a national summit exploring the growing sustainability movement in agriculture....
Upholding Dairy's Place in Diet Core to New AHDB Strategy
UK - The vision of AHDB’s new organisation-wide corporate strategy is 'creating a world-class food and farming industry.' It has also redefined AHDB’s purpose as 'inspiring farmers, growers and the industry to succeed in a rapidly changing world.'...
Researchers Find New Display Lights Improve Milk Taste
US - New LED lights that are being installed in milk display cases across the country do more than just reduce energy bills - they also help milk taste better, Virginia Tech researchers have found....
17 October 2016
GRSB Conference Continues Sustainable Beef Conversation
ANALYSIS - Nearly 225 beef value chain stakeholders from 15 countries around the world participated in seminars and moderated discussions focused on advocating for continuous improvement in the global beef value chain during the 2016 Global Conference...
23 September 2016
Glowing Bacteria Could Improve Food Safety
US - Scientists looking for traces of a type of E. coli bacteria contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark....
24 August 2016
Microbe Population in Raw Milk Changes During Processing
US - Findings from a new study, reported in the journal mBio, may help food companies improve the quality of dairy products....
22 August 2016
Rabobank: Largest Increase in US Meat Consumption Since '70s
ANALYSIS - The US had a momentous year for animal protein in 2015 with the largest increase in US meat consumption since the food scares of the 1970s, according to a new report from Rabobank. ...
12 August 2016
Research Adds More Evidence to Role of Dairy in Weight Loss
AUSTRALIA - Recent research findings add to the growing body of evidence showing the beneficial role of dairy foods in managing weight....
05 August 2016
Polymer Coatings Could Aid Food Safety in Processing Plants
US – One of the keys to preventing food-borne illness and food waste is making sure that the surfaces at production facilities remain free of contamination between scheduled cleanings....
04 August 2016
No Health Risk from Natural Hormones in Milk, Researchers Find
SLOVENIA - Female hormone oestrogen occurs naturally in cow's milk, with levels rising when a cow is pregnant, due to production in the placenta....
29 July 2016
UV Light Treatment Could Provide More Vitamin D for Milk Drinkers
UK - Ultraviolet (UV) light treated milk containing increased levels of vitamin D has been authorised for sale in the EU, and new advice from the UK government suggests some people may need to boost their vitamin D intake....
22 July 2016
Only Half of Consumers Aware of Food Waste Problem
US - Even though American consumers throw away about 80 billion pounds of food a year, only about half are aware that food waste is a problem. ...
20 July 2016
Rapid Extra Heating Process Adds Weeks to Milk’s Shelf Life
US - A rapid heating and cooling of milk significantly reduces the amount of harmful bacteria present, extending by several weeks the shelf life of one of the most common refrigerator staples in the world, according to a Purdue University study....
11 July 2016
Taiwan Lifts Ban on Canadian Beef
CANADA - Just over a week after Mexico lifted its remaining import restrictions on Canadian beef, Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare lifted its temporary ban on Canadian beef. The announcement came Friday, July 8, reports Sarah Mikesell. ...
07 July 2016
Researchers Solve Mouse Milk Allergy with Dead Bacteria
ARGENTINA - Scientists have managed to reverse allergic reactions in mice to allergens from cows milk, in experiments using dead beneficial micro-organisms....
16 June 2016
Scientists Find Reason Behind Cheese Blushes
IRELAND - Scientists at Teagasc and University College Cork have identified a heat-loving bacterium as the cause of pink discolouration defects in cheese....
08 June 2016
US Dairy Companies Asked to Reduce Salt in Cheese
US - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance to encourage US food companies to reach voluntary sodium reduction targets for their products. ...
18 May 2016
Got Dairy? A Look at Dairy Consumption Trends
ANALYSIS - The local grocery store recently remodelled. The most obvious change was increased real estate in the dairy sections, specifically cheese and yoghurt. ...
27 April 2016
Union Still 'Baffled' by Lower Dairy Consumption Guidelines
WALES, UK - The Farmers’ Union of Wales has said it is still baffled by Public Health England’s new ‘Eatwell Plate’, despite receiving evidence behind the recommendations under the Freedom of Information Act....
13 April 2016
Dairy Key to Healthy Ageing, Report Shows
UK - Research shows that dairy plays a key role in ageing healthily, as revealed in a preliminary report published by The Dairy Council....
05 April 2016
New Study: Real-time PCR Uncovers Trich Prevalence in Bulls in Mexico
GLOBAL - The bovine trichomoniasis (trich) prevalence in Mexico was unknown among breeding bulls prior to a collaborative study with the Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (UACH), said Ivan Leyva-Baca, DVM and PhD at Thermo Fisher Scientific....
09 March 2016
Roles of Dairy in a Healthy, Sustainable Diet
ANALYSIS - Research into the role of dairy in diets can play an important part in identifying key markets for products....
07 March 2016
Increased Biofuel Production Could Lead to Global Food Deficit, Study Shows
US - As strategies for energy security, investment opportunities and energy policies prompt ever-growing production and consumption of biofuels like bioethanol and biodiesel, land and water that could otherwise be used for food production increasingly...
29 February 2016
EU Scientists Develop New Ways to Prevent Foodborne Illness
EU - The global fight against food poisoning and the requirement for high quality products have pushed European scientists into developing new technologies in food processing....
05 January 2016
Fight Against Food Fraud Strengthened by New Research
EU - Impressive progress has been made in better understanding food fraud and developing online tools that will help the food sector tackle this threat....
22 December 2015
Food Safety Concern as Infections Still Rising in EU
EU - Human cases of listeriosis and campylobacteriosis rose once again in 2014, continuing an upward trend that began in 2008....
16 December 2015
New Zealand’s Dairy Food Safety in Good Shape
NEW ZEALAND - The food safety capability of the New Zealand dairy sector is in good shape according to a report released by the Dairy Capability Working Group today....
24 November 2015
China's New Cloning Centre to Produce 100K Cattle Embryos a Year
CHINA - Chinese scientists have signed a deal to establish the largest commercial animal cloning centre in the world, in the northern port city of Tianjin....
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