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Alpro-Dean Deal to Establish Global Soy Giant
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 (1163 reads)


European soy products leader Alpro is to be acquired by US-based Dean Foods in a deal expected to drive the soy sector into the future.



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Milk Goes "Green": Today’s Dairy Farms Use Less Land, Feed and Water
Friday, June 12, 2009 (1090 reads)


Dairy genetics, nutrition, herd management and improved animal welfare over the past 60 years have resulted in a modern milk production system that has a smaller carbon footprint than mid-20th century farming practices, says a Cornell University study in the Journal of Animal Science (June 2009).



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Whey Production Trails 2008 Levels
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 (1206 reads)


According to USDA’s latest “Dairy Products” report, dry whey production has increased seasonally in the first four months of the year, but still remains below year-ago levels.



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FDA Backs Proposal for US Industry Fees to Fund Food Inspections
Thursday, June 04, 2009 (1055 reads)


A contentious proposal to compel US food manufacturers to contribute towards safety inspection costs took a step forward after the Food and Drug Administration signaled its backing for the idea.



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NZX to Launch Milk Powder Futures Contract
Thursday, June 04, 2009 (1114 reads)


New Zealand stock exchange operator NZX Ltd will offer a market for trading whole milk powder (WMP) futures, the company stated. New Zealand supplies around 40 percent of the global whole milk powder market and market volatility had led to demand for a risk management tool similar to other commodity markets.



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Swiss Valley Sells Dubuque Milk Plant
Thursday, June 04, 2009 (1627 reads)


Swiss Valley Farms is selling its Dubuque milk plant as the farmer-owned cooperative focuses on its cheese business.



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FDA Looking Abroad to Boost Food, Drug Safety
Wednesday, June 03, 2009 (1533 reads)


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded offices around the world and heightened contacts with counterpart agencies in order to improve product safety for Americans at home, a senior agency official stated.



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CLA Rich Cheese May Boost Heart Health
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 (1251 reads)


Consuming cheese from ewe’s milk, rich in conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), may reduce markers linked to heart disease; suggest results from a small Italian study.



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3-A SSI Announces 2009 Volunteer Awards and Progress Report
Monday, June 01, 2009 (1095 reads)


3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announced the recipients of its 2009 Volunteer Service Awards and the release of a special progress report, The Symbol of Assurance, at the 3-A SSI Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, WI. 



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