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New Synlait Dairy Already Plans Expansion
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 (2618 reads)

The Synlait dairy company, which started processing milk Aug. 2, is planning to increase production capacity and its product range by spring 2011. The company expects to handle 200 million liters of milk this season and 550 million after the expansion.

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Dairy Co-op Acquiring Vacant Michigan Factory
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 (2638 reads)

A co-op of dairy farmers intends to convert a vacant fuel-injector plant into a cheese and powdered-milk facility. The co-op plans to invest $50 million in the existing structure and a new building, with groundbreaking slated for fall.

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Enzyme Targets Profitable Lactose Application Extensions
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 (2006 reads)

Testing is underway on global demand for an enzyme claimed by its manufacturers to ensure greater profitability from lactose, both in terms of food and non-food based applications.

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Merrigan Tapped for Number Two USDA Post
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 (2207 reads)

Kathleen Merrigan, a professor who helped develop U.S. organic food labeling rules, has been chosen for the Agriculture Department's No. 2 job by President Barack Obama.

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Dannon Removes Growth Hormone from Dairy Products
Monday, February 23, 2009 (2606 reads)

Dairy giant Dannon has said it is phasing out milk from rBST-treated cows, a commitment that parallels the move announced by competitor General Mills earlier this month.

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Vilsack Announces Implementation of County of Origin Labeling Law
Monday, February 23, 2009 (2116 reads)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the final rule for the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) program will go into effect as scheduled on March 16th.

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Glanbia Works Weight Management Market
Friday, February 20, 2009 (2406 reads)

Irish dairy and ingredients group, Glanbia, will expand its weight management offerings” to address the rising incidence of obesity by creating products that are low fat, healthy and taste good.”

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Give (Probiotic) Cheese a Chance, Says Probiotic Big Cheese
Thursday, February 19, 2009 (2153 reads)

One of the world’s leading probiotics specialists says consumers are interested in probiotic cheese products but cheese manufacturers and probiotic suppliers need to get their scientific house in order and clarify their marketing messages.

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Vilsack Calls for Stricter Food Labels
Thursday, February 19, 2009 (2248 reads)

The Obama administration is throwing out food labeling rules proposed by the Agriculture Department just before George W. Bush left office, saying it wants labels for fresh meat and other foods that would show more clearly where an animal or food came from, according to consumer groups who've been briefed on the issue.

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Sorrento Lactalis Cheese Factory Might Expand in Idaho
Thursday, February 19, 2009 (3832 reads)

The Sorrento Lactalis Cheese Factory is one of the more visible landmarks from Interstate 84 in Nampa. And if Lactalis America Group, the owner of the factory, has it's way this plant will become an even more notable site. The company is requesting to construct a whey dryer facility that's 35,000-square feet and 175 feet high.

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