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Michigan Firms Launch Food Safety Program for Future Leaders
Friday, July 17, 2009 (1302 reads)

NSF International and Paragon Leadership International have teamed up over a new series of food safety forums for promising food industry executives in Michigan to boost food safety and economic growth in the state.

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Leading Dairy Firms on Track Despite Market Weakness
Friday, July 17, 2009 (1238 reads)

Glanbia and Dairy Crest have both reported this week that business is continuing in line with expectations but warned that dairy ingredients markets are weak.

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Pre-, Probiotics Combo May Reduce Food Allergy: Danone Study
Friday, July 17, 2009 (1107 reads)

A supplement combining a prebiotic fiber and a probiotic strain may reduce allergic responses to cow's milk when used in conjunction with small amounts of whey, according to a study from the Danone Research–Center for Specialized Nutrition published in the Journal of Nutrition.

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Walmart Sustainability Index to Put Suppliers Under Spotlight
Friday, July 17, 2009 (1259 reads)

More than 100,000 suppliers to Walmart will be asked to prove their green credentials after the company unveiled plans yesterday to develop a world-wide sustainable product index.

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China to Require Import Permits for Dairy Products
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 (1762 reads)

Chinese importers of fresh milk, milk powder and whey will have to apply for import permits from the commerce ministry from August; a move to monitor rising imports after the domestic industry was hit by a tainted milk scandal last year.

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Dairy Industry Authority Ken Bailey Joins FCStone as Full-Time Broker and Consultant
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 (1141 reads)

FCStone Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSX), a commodity risk-management firm, has announced that veteran dairy industry expert Ken Bailey has joined the firm as a full-time consultant and broker.  Dr. Bailey specializes in advising and executing risk management strategies for processors/dairy buyers to hedge their dairy component risks, and has previously served as a consultant to FCStone and, before that, to Downes-O'Neill prior to its acquisition by FCStone in 2008.

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CLA May Aid Weight Loss in Diabetic Women
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 (1652 reads)

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) may help reduce body fat mass in post-menopausal women with type 2 diabetes, says a new study.

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Fonterra Dairy Plant Poised to Become World's Largest
Monday, July 13, 2009 (1356 reads)

Fonterra's Edendale facility will become the biggest dairy-processing plant in the world with the addition of a fourth milk drier to the Southland, New Zealand, factory in September. The $212 million project, which was necessitated by projected milk growth in the nation's South Island, is expected to add capacity for up to 27 metric tons of milk powder per hour. Once the drier is operational, the plant will be capable of processing 15 million liters of milk daily

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Review Supports Health Benefits of Dairy
Monday, July 13, 2009 (1219 reads)

Three to four servings a day of dairy foods may benefit child nutrition, help with bone and cardiovascular health, and help maintain weight, according to a new review.

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Organic vs. Natural a Source of Confusion in Food Labeling
Friday, July 10, 2009 (1918 reads)

At first it may seem only right for Dean Foods, the nation's largest organic dairy producer, to roll out a line of yogurts and milk marketed as "natural." But Dean's announcement last week alarmed advocates of organic food, who say the burgeoning market for less expensive "natural" foods reaps billions from consumers while guaranteeing little or nothing in exchange.

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