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24 September 2018
View news from Germany Arla Creates New Innovation with Simple Ingredients
GERMANY - As the consumer demand for healthy, natural products increases, Arla Foods has created a new innovation in fruit yogurts which has just hit the shelves in the German market. ...
04 April 2018
View news from Germany Arla Foods to Sell Sonthofen Dairy Site to Allgäuer Hof-Milch
GERMANY - European dairy co-operative Arla Foods plans to sell its cheese production site in Sonthofen, Germany to German-based dairy company Allgäuer Hof-Milch GmbH. Both companies have signed a letter of intent and aim to finalize the transaction before...
20 December 2017
View news from Germany Arla Foods, DMK Group Sign Mozzarella Contract Manufacturing Agreement
GERMANY - Arla Foods and German dairy company DMK Group have signed a third-party manufacturing contract that will see DMK produce 35,000 tons of mozzarella cheese for Arla per year at its Nordhackstedt site in northern Germany....
18 September 2017
View news from Germany Contaminants in Food: Health Risks of Natural Origin Frequently Underestimated
GERMANY - The following are the findings of a representative study recently conducted by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) on the risk perception of contaminants in food....
12 July 2017
View news from Germany Contaminants in Food: Identifying, Assessing Risks as Early as Possible
GERMANY - Dioxins, mineral oils, perfluorinated substances - not only do people not obtain important nutrients with their food, they also ingest undesirable substances which can affect health when taken up in certain quantities....
16 May 2017
View news from Germany Study Analyses Foods for Radioactive Substances
GERMANY - "Even though radiation emitting radioactive elements like uranium are only contained in small quantities in food, their chemical properties and radioactivity could pose a risk if they are ingested over a longer period in higher concentrations,"...
24 April 2017
View news from Germany Production Costs in German Dairy Sector Covered by Farmgate Price
GERMANY - According to the latest cost study drawn up by the German Office for Agriculture and Agricultural Sociology (Büro für Agrarsoziologie & Landwirtschaft, BAL), in January 2017 the average price of 33.76 cents for a kilo of milk covered only...
10 March 2017
View news from Germany Organic Starches to Meet Growing Feed Industry Demand
GERMANY - The German organic industry is booming, with organic farming playing a key role in the food and agriculture industries. So much so that in 2017 the federal government is expected to invest €20 million to support and strengthen organic farming...
03 October 2016
View news from Germany Germany Reports Further Drop in Animal Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - Germany has once again reduced the amount of antibiotics used in animal agriculture, according to the latest government data....
08 July 2016
View news from Germany Researchers Find Gene Mutation Behind Juvenile Mortality in Calves
GERMANY - Respiratory diseases are among the most common ailments in calves, and new research has found a gene mutation that causes one type of respiratory problem....
20 April 2016
View news from Germany Livestock Waste Converted into More Useful Products in Pilot Plant
GERMANY - In regions with intensive livestock production, manure management is a problem, but a new plant presenting research results this June is showing promise in converting manure into useful products....
19 April 2016
View news from Germany German Milk Producers Facing Heavy Losses
GERMANY - The German milk production figures calculated quarterly by BAL (Office for Agriculture and Agricultural Sociology) indicate huge pressure on dairy farmers for January 2016....
11 April 2016
View news from Germany Reducing Food Waste Could Help Mitigate Climate Change
GERMANY - About a tenth of overall global greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture could be traced back to food waste by mid-century, a new study shows....
18 January 2016
View news from Germany Latest Figures Show German Milk Producers Making Heavy Losses
GERMANY - Latest figures from studies into the cost of milk production indicate that German milk producers are facing a farmgate price well below their cost of production, the European Milk Board (EMB) has said....
20 November 2015
View news from Germany Demand for Strong Cheeses in Germany Growing
GERMANY - New research from market intelligence agency Mintel reveals Germany is a growing market for stronger variants of cheese....
28 October 2015
View news from Germany Arla Closes German Dairy Processing Plant
GERMANY - Arla Foods has closed its Kißleg dairy site in Germany, saying that the site is no longer economically viable....
01 October 2015
View news from Germany German Tractor Blockade Impedes Supermarket Deliveries
GERMANY – German dairy farmers assembled on upermarket warehouses to protest about the continued unsustainable milk prices, German media has reported....
28 September 2015
View news from Germany Germany Setting New Standards in Animal Welfare Initiative
GERMANY - Germany is aiming to be in the vanguard in setting new standards for animal welfare across Europe....
24 September 2015
View news from Germany Cattle Farm Hygiene Needs Improving, Says BVD Study
GERMANY - German vets and advisers are being blamed for spreading a highly virulent strain of bovine viral diarrhea spreading to 5,000 cattle, killing 500 animals in 2012....
15 September 2015
View news from Germany Lidl Announces Milk Price Increase for German Suppliers
GERMANY – Milk produced in Germany for retailer Lidl will receive five cents more from the first of October, in a move welcomed by farm leaders....
20 August 2015
View news from Germany Research Model Shows Hazardous Antibiotic Levels in Environment
GERMANY - Several antibiotics could be present in hazardous levels in the environment after manure spreading, new research from sustainability scientists at Leuphana University of Lueneburg shows....
17 August 2015
View news from Germany Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hannover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation – the Future of Agricultural Technology.’...
19 May 2015
View news from Germany Combatting Global Rise in Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - The German Federal Cabinet has approved the new German Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy (DART 2020)....
15 May 2015
View news from Germany Germans Call For Change to Permanent Pasture Definition
GERMANY – Last minute changes to the European Union's permanent pasture definition were demanded by the German Farmers’ Association (DBV) this week....
29 April 2015
View news from Germany Joint Venture Passes Whey Between Companies
GERMANY – Production has started at a brand new whey processing facility in northern Germany in the first joint development between two of Europe’s biggest dairy companies....
21 April 2015
View news from Germany Germany Focuses on Farm Animal Welfare
GERMANY - The German agriculture department has launched a new initiative to make animal welfare a high priority....
13 April 2015
View news from Germany German Survey Shows Salmonella Falling but No Drop in Campylobacter
ANALYSIS - A survey of foodborne pathogens in poultry meat in Germany and the incidence of illness has shown that the number of cases of Salmonella poisoning are falling but there is no decrease in the number of cases of poisoning from Campylobacter....
27 March 2015
View news from Germany Resource Efficiency Theme to Anuga FoodTec
GERMANY - Resource efficiency is the central theme of the Anuga FoodTec exhibition that opened in Cologne, Germany this week....
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