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Growth Hormone rbST Safe and Green
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 (1695 reads)

Milk from cows given the growth hormone recombinant bovine somatropin (rbST) poses no human health threat and is identical to other milk, a review sponsored by hormone producer Elanco has said.

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Dairy Industry Seeks Policy Rethink on Saturated Fats
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 (1548 reads)

The European Dairy Association (EDA) has hosted a conference to push the case rethinking the prevailing attitudes about saturated fat in advance of proposed tax and public policy changes. The trade body chose the Danish Parliament as the venue for the International Conference on Saturated Fat on Friday after the Danish government proposed a saturated fat tax in its spring budget.

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Commodity Credit Corporation Soup Barter
Monday, September 28, 2009 (1758 reads)

The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) desires to barter CCC-owned Low Heat, Extra-Grade Nonfat Dry Milk (NDM) in 25-kg bags for 32 oz. Asepically-Packaged, Ready-to-Serve soups, where milk or a milk-derivative is an ingredient.

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Dairy Prices May Make Slow, Gradual Recovery, Fonterra Says
Monday, September 28, 2009 (1509 reads)

Global dairy prices may make a “slow, gradual” recovery in the coming year, lead by improving demand in Asia, the Middle East and India, Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd. stated. A recent surge in whole milk powder prices is unlikely to be matched by all products and the company is cautious on the increases to expect from here, Chief Executive Officer Andrew Ferrier stated. Butter and skim milk stockpiles in the U.S. and Europe may also temper the pace of further gains, he said.

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3-A SSI Announces 2010 Education Program and Annual Meeting
Friday, September 25, 2009 (1722 reads)

3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announced plans to hold its 2010 Education Program and Annual Meeting on May 17-21, 2010 at the Wyndham Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Convention Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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A Chance to Milk New Developments in Dairy
Friday, September 25, 2009 (2375 reads)

Advances in technologies for the extraction and modification of milk components have opened up new opportunities for the food and nutraceutical industries, say the publishers of a new book. Dairy-derived Ingredients: Food andNutraceutical Uses reveals how manufacturers of functional foods and metabolic regulation products can take advantage of these developments.

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Fonterra Payout Boosts New Zealand Dollar
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 (2023 reads)

Dairy giant Fonterra Co-Operative Group Ltd. on Tuesday sent the New Zealand dollar soaring to a 13-month high after it announced a 12% boost to its forecast payout to its 10,500 shareholder-farmers due to strengthening global demand.

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As Farm Incomes Drop, Grocery Deals Rise
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 (1756 reads)

Consumers are reaping some benefits as farmers take their biggest hit in 35 years: lower food prices at the supermarket. The U.S. Department of Agriculture forecasts farm income of $49.1 billion in 2009 when adjusted for inflation. That would be a 39% drop from 2008, a record year when U.S. farmers earned $80.4 billion after expenses.

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Senators Push to Raise Support Prices for Dairy Farmers
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 (1910 reads)

The state's agriculture commissioner says using $350 million to raise the floor amount that dairy farmers get paid for their milk will help, but isn't enough to stabilize the industry.

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Global Dairy Industry to Pledge Emissions Cuts
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 (1717 reads)

Dairy industry associations are poised to promise emissions cuts with the coming signing of the Global Dairy Agenda for Action (PDF) during the World Dairy Summit in Berlin, Germany. The document will be signed by seven international dairy associations Sept. 24.

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