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EPA Takes Steps To Increase The Level of Monitoring for Radiation in Milk
Thursday, March 31, 2011 (2119 reads)

In response to the ongoing situation in Japan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken steps to increase the level of nationwide monitoring of milk, precipitation, drinking water, and other potential exposure routes.

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Registration Opens for 3-A SSI 2011 Education Program and Annual Meeting
Thursday, March 31, 2011 (1913 reads)

3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces registration for the 2011 Education Program and Annual Meeting on May 16-20, 2011 at the Wyndham Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Convention Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

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China Publishes Draft Dairy Trade Rules
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 (2071 reads)

The Chinese government has published new draft regulations for the import and export of dairy products.

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Whey Protein Structure Discovery Heralds Next Generation Gluten-Free Breads
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 (1713 reads)

Researchers in The Netherlands claim to have pushed back boundaries on gluten-free bread formulation by using whey protein and locust bean gum structured into a 'mesoscopic' protein particle suspension.

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Dean Agrees to Sell Wisconsin Plant to Settle Antitrust Case
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 (1700 reads)

Dean Foods has agreed to sell a milk processing plant in Wisconsin as part of a settlement with the US Department of Justice over the acquisition of a division of Foremost Farms.

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A Fifth of Chinese Dairy Firms Could Close in Latest Crackdown
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 (1780 reads)

A requirement for Chinese dairy companies to renew production licenses could put a fifth of firms out of business.

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Leprino Plant Expected to Fuel Colorado Dairy Growth
Monday, March 28, 2011 (2146 reads)

Dairy output in Colorado would need to double to meet the capacity of the Leprino Foods facility, which will open its first phase this fall, according to dairy and agriculture experts. Because of the facility, "we're getting phone calls from around the country and from foreign countries interested in locating a dairy here," said Tom Haren, owner of AGPROfessionals, which helps develop agricultural properties.

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Dairy Products Crackdown
Monday, March 28, 2011 (1922 reads)

At least 20% of China's dairy companies were ordered to stop operating by the end of this month following the latest inspection by the central government of China's fresh milk and infant formula producers, reported China Daily.

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Saputo Finalizes Fairmount Cheese Acquisition
Monday, March 28, 2011 (1974 reads)

Fairmount Cheese Holdings, the parent company of DCI Cheese Co., is now owned by Saputo. The specialty cheese company, which holds import licenses for cheeses made abroad, was acquired by Saputo for $270.5 million.

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FDA Announces Online Database to Reduce Risk of Intentional Food Tampering
Friday, March 25, 2011 (1798 reads)

The FDA has just announced the availability of the a free online tool that can be used to minimize the risk of intentional food tampering or other malicious, criminal or terrorist event.  Known as the Food Defense Mitigation Strategies Database (MSD), the online tool provides a range of preventive measures that companies may choose to better protect their facility, personnel, products, and operations from deliberate acts of contamination or tampering.

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