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EDA Warns Against Excess Intervention in Dairy Supply Chain
Friday, January 29, 2010 (1555 reads)


The European Dairy Association (EDA) has warned that intermediaries and standardized contracts are not the answer to concerns about imbalances in the dairy supply chain.



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3-A SSI Opens Nominations for 2010 Volunteer Service Awards
Thursday, January 28, 2010 (1676 reads)


3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the opening of nominations for its 2010 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. The three annual awards constitute a highly visible and significant form of recognition for the outstanding service of individuals to the advancement of 3-A SSI.



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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Millions to Promote U.S. Food and Agricultural Exports
Thursday, January 28, 2010 (1530 reads)


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the allocation of $234.5 million to 70 U.S. trade organizations to help promote American food and agricultural products overseas.



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Mozzarella Scandal Unlikely to Upset Demand, Says Analyst
Thursday, January 28, 2010 (1646 reads)


Widespread use of cow’s milk in buffalo mozzarella may cause an outcry in Italy but it is unlikely to damage the European market.



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Yakult to Commence US Production in 2012
Thursday, January 28, 2010 (2005 reads)


Japanese probiotics pioneer, Yakult Honsha, will commence manufacturing its little probiotic dairy bottles in the US for the first time in 2012, the company has announced, as it seeks to move into eastern seaboard US states.



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Yogurt Named Food Trend of the Decade
Thursday, January 28, 2010 (1845 reads)


The Dairy Council of California has named yogurt as the food trend of the decade, with its convenience and multiple health benefits funding its rising popularity.



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President Obama and Secretary Vilsack Announce Intent To Nominate Dr. Elisabeth Hagen as USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 (1830 reads)


President Obama has announced his intent to nominate Dr. Elisabeth Hagen as the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Under Secretary for Food Safety. Hagen will serve with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.



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Dairy Proteins Could Have Packaging Potential
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 (1901 reads)


Food-packaging products made from dairy ingredients could provide a viable alternative to petroleum-based packaging products, according to scientist based at the US Agricultural Research Service (ARS). ARS researcher Peggy Tomasula, in a new publication from Woodhead Publishing Dairy-Derived Ingredients: Food and Nutraceutical Uses, evaluates the latest research and development work on films made from dairy proteins, with an emphasis on those based on casein and whey, the major proteins found in milk.



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Slimming Ingredients Beyond Satiety
Thursday, January 21, 2010 (1870 reads)


In a third part on a series about weight management, NutraIngredients looks at how nutritional approaches may boost body-shaping, and how our gut microflora may be the future of weight management.



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Flavor and Texture Improvements Needed for Low Fat Cheese Success
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 (1761 reads)


Producers of low-fat cheese need to improve the flavor and sensory aspect of their products if they are to achieve widespread consumer acceptance, says a new study.



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