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Milk is America's Top Source of Much-Needed Vitamin D
Thursday, April 29, 2010 (1092 reads)

No other food item came close to the vitamin D contribution of milk. In fact, for kids ages 2 to eighteen, milk provided nearly two-thirds of all vitamin D in the diet. America needs more vitamin D. It's one more reason to grab another glass of milk, according to new research presented at the Experimental Biology conference in Anaheim, California. Milk is the primary source of vitamin D in the American diet, supplying nearly half of all of the much-needed vitamin D.

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U.S. Leaders to Intervene in Threatened Shut out of U.S. Dairy Exports to China
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 (1097 reads)

In letters from U.S. leaders have urged swift action to continue uninterrupted imports of U.S. dairy products into China and to pursue a bilateral solution that will make sure that the Chinese market remains open for U.S. dairy products. On April 22, the Chinese government informed U.S. government officials that China would block imports of U.S. dairy products beginning May 1 due to alleged deficient export certification.

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Goodbye Milk Fraud, Hello Origin Tracking
Sunday, April 25, 2010 (1272 reads)

 A kit to test the authenticity of milk origin for use within the food and beverage industry can be used within the processing facility and has been developed by global gas analyser supplier Picarro in conjunction with US based isotopic analysis firm, IsoForensics.

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Study Claims Organic Milk Offers No Nutritional Advantages
Friday, April 23, 2010 (1053 reads)

A new study has suggested that there may be little nutritional difference between conventional and organic milk. Writing in the Journal of Dairy Science, scientists at Cornell University set out to compare the nutritional profile of organic and recombinant bST (rbST)-free milks in the US with that of conventional milks.

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Carbery Attributes Profitability Growth to Ingredients
Friday, April 23, 2010 (1141 reads)

Carbery has insisted that its ingredients division performed strongly in 2009 despite a sharp reduction in group turnover. The Irish manufacturer of cheese and food ingredients, including flavors and whey-based dairy ingredients, reported a 9.9 percent drop in overall turnover to €183.6m for the year ending 31 December.

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Glanbia Shares Jump on Irish Dairy Disposal
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 (1251 reads)

Shares in Glanbia Plc skyrocketed on news that an agreement had been reached to sell the company’s Irish dairy business. Although farmers could still pull the plug on the deal, shares jumped over 7 percent as investors welcomed the move to turn Glanbia into a smaller business focused on nutrition and the US cheese market.

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FAO Calculates Dairy Sector Contribution to Global Emissions
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 (1165 reads)

The dairy sector as a whole is responsible for 4 percent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with the vast majority coming from production, according to a Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) report.

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Dairy Pricing Must Change Says Agriculture Secretary
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 (1501 reads)

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the new dairy-industry advisory committee that a change to the dairy pricing system "has got to happen." The USDA committee met to begin searching for a solution, which Vilsack says is needed to prevent wild price swings that are "not good for the farm, not good for the country."

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Whey Protein for Kid-Friendly Healthy Foods
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 (1105 reads)

Obesity among children is making headlines around the world, generating a vocal and energetic movement across society. Food and beverage manufacturers are being challenged to address the obesity problem by offering more products for children that are supportive of recognized parameters for good nutrition.

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Dairy and Beverages Dominate Immune-Supporting Ingredients
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 (1130 reads)

Dairy products and beverages dominate equally the immune-supporting ingredients sector both within Europe and globally, according to a new report from Danish-based research group Bio2com.

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