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18 December 2019
Arla Foods: 'Use Your Senses to Cut the Holiday Season Food Waste'
EU - It’s the time of year to indulge the senses. This year use them to make sure you use up all the extra food you buy during the holiday season and stop food waste being the unwanted gift....
New Evidence Demonstrates Importance of Govt's Comprehensive bTB Eradication Strategy
UK - New research shows that cattle are ten times more likely to catch bovine TB from badgers than badgers are to catch it from cattle, providing an important insight into the transmission of bTB between badgers and cattle....
17 December 2019
New Livestock Regulations to Boost Trade on Global Stage
KENYA - The new livestock regulations being formulated have been lauded as crucial to opening Kenya to the international market....
Vietnamese Dairy Industry to Gain Annual Growth Rate
VIETNAM - The Viet Nam Dairy Association forecasts Viet Nam's dairy industry will grow from 9-10 percent next year and local milk consumption per capita will reach 28 litres in 2020....
16 December 2019
Mengniu Dairy Company Eyes Global Strategy
CHINA - World milk production grew 1.6 percent in 2018 and is forecast to grow at 1.7 percent per year over the next decade, according to the Agricultural Outlook 2019-2028 released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)...
Mother Dairy Hikes Milk Prices
INDIA - Leading milk supplier Mother Dairy on Saturday announced an increase in milk prices by up to Rs 3 per litre in Delhi-NCR due to lower supply and rise in procurement cost....
Bullish Growth in Beef Cattle Numbers
NEW ZEALAND - Beef cattle numbers increased strongly in 2019, rising for the third year in a row, while the number of dairy cattle dipped slightly, Stats NZ reports....
NFU Urges Govt to Ensure Sustainable, Ambitious Future for British Food Production
UK - In response to the General Election result, NFU President Minette Batters said that the NFU intends to start working with the new government and parliament straight away to ensure all areas of Westminster and Whitehall understand and value the importance...
Glanbia Takes First Step Towards Better Milk Prices
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said the move by Glanbia to increase their November milk price 1c/l to 30c/l incl VAT was their first step towards price levels more in line with improved market returns....
Salmonella Most Common Cause of Foodborne Outbreaks in EU
EU - Nearly one in three foodborne outbreaks in the EU in 2018 were caused by Salmonella. This is one of the main findings of the annual report on trends and sources of zoonoses published today by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European...
13 December 2019
NFU Board Backs Amended USMCA
US - In a closely divided vote, the National Farmers Union (NFU) Board of Directors opted to support an amended US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) released earlier this week....
Mazoon Dairy Partners with National Training Fund
OMAN - Oman-based Mazoon Dairy said it has signed an agreement with National Training Fund for provision of training and also employment opportunities to 100 Omani nationals across various sectors through the second edition of its Qudarat programme....
ACCC Welcomes Mandatory Dairy Code
AUSTRALIA - The ACCC welcomes today’s announcement of the introduction of a mandatory dairy industry code by the Minister for Agriculture, Sen. The Hon. Bridget McKenzie....
Team Finds Bovine Kobuvirus in US
US - A virus that afflicts cattle that was first discovered in Japan in 2003 has made its way to the US, according to a report by researchers....
12 December 2019
EU Clawback Takes Added Value Dairy Opportunities Off Table
NEW ZEALAND - The ongoing expansion of the EU’s geographic indication (GI) agenda will now prevent New Zealand dairy producers from exporting feta and other commonly produced cheeses to the high value Chinese market, as part of a recent agreement between...
11 December 2019
Dairy Companies in Armenia Fined by Antitrust Agency
ARMENIA - The Armenian State Commission for Protection of Economic Competition has fined three companies for unfair competition. ...
Dairy Leaders Emphasise Importance of Multilateral Trade
NEW ZEALAND - Dairy associations across the globe are joining together to express their support for the multilateral rules-based trade system, underpinned by the World Trade Organisation (WTO)....
Focus on Food Security, Sustainability
GLOBAL - The number of malnourished people is increasing worldwide. More than two billion people suffer from a lack of micronutrients. Infant mortality rates are unacceptably high. Against this background, there is a need for the global pooling of research...
10 December 2019
Dairy Farmers Protest Another Sharp Drop in Raw Milk Prices
KENYA - Leading milk processors are currently buying raw milk for Sh17 a litre, down from Sh30 two months ago....
09 December 2019
Minister Ramps Up Dairy Attack on Coles
AUSTRALIA - Drought Minister David Littleproud has doubled down on his scathing criticism of Coles, accusing the supermarket giant of greed....
MPs Demand Ban on Dairy Imports
KENYA - A parliamentary committee wants the government to stop importation of milk, saying cheap imports are killing the local industry....
Imported Milk Powder Prices Reduced in Sri Lanka
SRI LANKA - Sri Lanka Consumer Affairs Authority has announced that the prices of all brands of imported milk powder with has been reduced effective Monday (9 December)....
Dairy Farmers Cautioned Against Antibiotics
RWANDA - Antibiotic residues in milk are threatening its quality and that of other dairy products as well as income of farmers who have spent resources on its production, actors in the dairy sector have said....
06 December 2019
Global Food Prices Jump in November
GLOBAL - World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils....
Govt Aims for Bigger Share of China's Dairy Market
THAILAND - The government is looking at the possibility of expanding the distribution in China of Thai-Denmark dairy products....
First Milk Announces January Milk Price Hold
UK - First Milk yesterday announced that it will be holding its milk price at the current level for January 2020....
05 December 2019
CME: COF Report Skewed Toward Lower End of Pre-report Estimates
US - Last week, this publication noted that placements in October were rumored to be quite large, but that the "Cattle on Feed" report skewed toward the lower end of pre-report estimates, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Coles to Pay A$5m to Dairy Farmers
AUSTRALIA - Coles will pay over $5 million to Norco dairy farmers after it was found it had not passed on the full amount of a milk price rise, despite claiming it did in a marketing campaign....
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