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Leprino Lifts Dairy Farmers' Hopes
Thursday, January 29, 2009 (2716 reads)

Despite the price of milk “thoroughly collapsing” in the past few months, Leprino Foods of Denver has not changed plans to build a new cheese plant in Greeley, Colorado. And when complete, it will be the second largest of the nine plants the company has in the U.S., a Leprino official commented.

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US Bill Would Boost FDA Powers, Increase Food and Drug Inspections
Thursday, January 29, 2009 (2079 reads)

Legislation unveiled in the House of Representatives would increase Food and Drug Administration powers and the frequency of safety inspections – but would require industry to cover the cost.

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Raw Milk Artisans Disappearing in Quebec Cheese Dilemma
Thursday, January 29, 2009 (2129 reads)

While pushing to meet growing potential interest in North America for unpasteurized cheeses, producers from Quebec are increasingly questioning using raw milk in their goods amidst wider safety fears, says one industry expert.

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Arla Propels Permeate, Lactose Development with New Business Unit
Thursday, January 29, 2009 (2776 reads)

Arla Food Ingredients is sharpening its focus on the potential of permeates and lactose, with the establishment of a dedicated business unit to develop more products.

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Low-fat Dairy Linked to Blood Pressure Improvements
Thursday, January 29, 2009 (2220 reads)

Consuming low-fat dairy-based products may improve blood pressure in older people at risk of heart disease, according to a new study from Spain.

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High Calcium Intake May Help Maintain Healthy Weight
Thursday, January 29, 2009 (2231 reads)

A review of research recently released in the journal Nutrition Reviews found a positive link between high calcium intake and improved body composition and weight maintenance across a range of ages.

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New Company Focuses on Muscle-Building Ingredient
Thursday, January 29, 2009 (2328 reads)

Not everything is turning sour in the milk business. Undeterred by the falling global demand for dairy products being reported by Fonterra, a new Taranaki based venture has decided to swim against the dairy tide, and they are hitching their wagon to a dairy star called micellar casein. Micellar casein is a rich muscle-building protein source used in sports drinks

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Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack Lays Out Priorities, Extends Comment Period For Payment Limitations Rule
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 (2100 reads)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced he will extend the comment period for the 2008 Farm Bill Farm Program Payment Limitation and Payment Eligibility rulemaking process.

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Co-op To Reject Milk From Cows Treated With BST
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 (2538 reads)

For all intents and purposes, the New England dairy industry will be “rbST-free” by the end of summer 2009. Facing the threat of losing markets for its highly successful branded cheese product, cooperative owner Agri-Mark has told its member farmers that if they want to continue using bovine somatotropin to boost production their milk will have to go to a cheese plant in northern New York State at a cost to them of up to $2 per hundredweight to cover the trucking.

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3-A SSI Opens Nominations for 2009 Volunteer Service Awards
Thursday, January 22, 2009 (2384 reads)

3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the opening of nominations for its 2009 Volunteer Service Awards program to recognize the extraordinary dedication and commitment of individuals who contribute to the development of voluntary standards and the mission of 3-A SSI. 

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