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NDM/SMP Exports Are Down 29%
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 (1512 reads)

According to USDA/FAS trade data, NDM/SMP December 2009 exports were just 31.9 million lbs., down 29% from a year ago, and the smallest figure since February 2009.

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Danone Improves Sales on "Reset" Yogurt Prices
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 (1281 reads)

Price cuts have helped Danone recover from a dip in dairy sales at the start of the year to report a healthy increase in fourth quarter sales.

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USDA Issues Final Rule on Organic Dairy
Monday, February 15, 2010 (1403 reads)

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has unveiled new rules for organic livestock production, with the aim of setting consistent standards for pasture use across the dairy industry.

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Dairy Players Speak Out On Impact of Volatility and Deregulation
Friday, February 12, 2010 (1486 reads)

A European Dairy Association (EDA) seminar has illustrated how different actors in the dairy supply chain are being affected by price volatility and deregulation.

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Study Adds to 'Compelling' CLA Safety Evidence
Friday, February 12, 2010 (1318 reads)

Daily intake of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) does not affect kidney and liver function, says a new study with humans that adds compelling support to the safety of the ingredient.

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Global Cheese Consumption to Reach 21 Million Metric Tons by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Thursday, February 11, 2010 (1692 reads)

Global Industry Analysts, Inc. announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Cheese Markets. Despite witnessing a temporary deceleration in growth in the year 2008 and early 2009, the world market for cheese, by consumption is projected to reach 21 million metric tons by 2015. Growth in this market will primarily be driven by resurgence of demand fundamentals, such as improving income levels, strengthening consumer sentiment/confidence, waxing propensity to spend, and increase in the adoption of western-styled food across Asian countries.

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Price and Market Fluctuations in Dairy are Both an Opportunity and a Threat
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 (1623 reads)

While the extreme price fluctuations in the dairy market in recent years are unwelcome, they also offer opportunities. The combination of price volatility and changing global market conditions (less regulation, for example) are the challenges the dairy sector must overcome over the next few years. This is the conclusion of a seminar organized by the European Dairy Association (EDA) on February 3rd. A range of speakers from various links in the dairy chain talked about this subject.

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Codex Committee Drops Processed Cheese Standards
Tuesday, February 09, 2010 (1466 reads)

The Codex Committee on Milk and Milk Products (CCMMP) has recommended that all Codex Processed Cheese standards be scraped. After three days of discussion in New Zealand last week, the Committee decided to revoke the international standards on processed cheese.

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Chinese Dairies Shut Down on Melamine Discovery
Monday, February 08, 2010 (1423 reads)

Chinese authorities have closed two dairies in the northern region of Ningxia following the discovery of a further 170 tons of melamine tainted milk powder, according to media reports.

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White House Unveils Plan to Double U.S. Exports
Friday, February 05, 2010 (1355 reads)

The administration has unveiled its new strategy to make good on President Obama’s promise to double American exports in the next five years. The approach included pledges to pursue more trade agreements, increase pressure on trading partners to open markets and the creation of an export promotion cabinet.

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