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Keller and Heckman LLP Schedules Annual Practical Food Law Program
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 (1544 reads)

Keller and Heckman has scheduled its Annual Practical Food Law Seminar for March 21-24, 2011, at the Le Meridien Hotel in San Francisco, California. The experienced food law attorneys of Keller and  Heckman are pleased to offer a series of courses focusing on the regulation, litigation, and competitive issues facing food processors, retailers, and restaurants. All ADPI members will receive a 10% discount to these courses by entering the code “ADPI” upon registration.

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Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods Acquires Dairy Plant in Perm Region
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 (1660 reads)

Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods OJSC, the leading Russian manufacturer of healthy food and beverage products, announced the acquisition of Kungur Dairy Plant in Perm region. The plant is the region’s leading dairy producer and is recognized as one of Russia’s most technologically advanced dairy facilities. The tranaction is subject to preliminary approval by the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service.

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Study Finds Health Benefit in Whey Protein Drinks
Monday, December 27, 2010 (1875 reads)

Leprino Foods WPC 80 TemPro, was the whey protein researchers used in beverages that has been found to lower blood pressure in young adults. Researchers at Washington State University say the effects on patients with high blood pressure or pre-hypertension "are significant from a public health point of view" and could reduce risks of stroke and heart disease.

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Agropur Acquires Main Street Ingredients
Thursday, December 23, 2010 (1768 reads)

Agropur, the Canadian dairy co-op, has purchased Main Street Ingredients, a Wisconsin company that makes food additives including proteins and stabilizers. The firm, with 185 employees, will keep its name and remain under the leadership of its current president, who will report to Agropur.

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A Few Things About MPCs
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 (2085 reads)

In the fall of 2009, it was hard not to come across a producer or dairy writer sharing an opinion about milk protein concentrates. In this article, Ben Yale pointed out that only a small percent of milk proteins are produced outside of the U.S. and that the term “milk protein” covered a wide range of dairy products.

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ADPI/ABI Conference Speaker 6th on "Progressive Dairyman's" Most Read List
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 (1539 reads)

Harish Damodaran, an agribusiness journalist with The Hindu Business Line in India, was featured at the 2010 ADPI/ABI Annual Conference in April, where he shared how recent growth is an indicator for what could become exponential growth in a country where milk is loved. The following article was written and published in Progressive Dairyman magazine and became #6 in magazine’s top 25 most read articles in 2010.

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Dairy World Markets and Trade Forecast
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 (2162 reads)

Chinese imports of whole milk powder (WMP) are forecast to reach a staggering 400,000 tons in 2011- a 260 percent increase over the span of 2 years - easily eclipsing all other major importing markets. The implications for global dairy markets are significant. 

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Milk Production Growth Continues
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 (1410 reads)

Milk production in the U.S. rose 2.7% year-over-year, from 15.07 billion pounds in November 2009 to 15.47 billion last month, says the USDA. Industry consultant Jerry Dryer notes that herd size is growing and "rising feed costs have producers focused on producing more milk per cow." His prediction for annual growth was 2.4%.

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The House Approves FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 (1467 reads)

The House passed a measure to overhaul the nation's food-safety laws by a vote of 215 to 144 Tuesday afternoon, and President Obama is expected to sign it into law as soon as Wednesday.

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Last Minute Move Revives Food Safety Modernization Act
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 (1423 reads)

The US Senate unanimously passed the Food Safety Modernization Act on December 19th sending the bill back to the House where it is expected to pass before moving to the President's desk.

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