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The CCC Sets Regulations for the Dairy Product Price Support Program
Sunday, July 18, 2010 (1090 reads)


The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) specified regulations for the Dairy Product Price Support Program (DPPSP), which replaces the Price Support Program for Milk, and amends regulations for the Dairy Indemnity Payment Program (DIPP). The rule specifies the minimum price support levels for cheddar cheese, butter and nonfat dry milk, and also specifies the minimum price at which CCC may sell dairy products from inventory.



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Glanbia Buoyed by Global Dairy Market Recovery
Sunday, July 18, 2010 (956 reads)


Irish dairy giant Glanbia is predicting “very strong” first half of 2010 results, as its dairy ingredients business returns to profitability and the global dairy market recovers from the slump of 2009.



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China Lowers Dairy Protein Levels to Curb Melamine
Sunday, July 18, 2010 (1006 reads)


China has lowered dairy plants' required protein levels for raw milk as a way of discouraging farmers from adding the industrial chemical melamine to bolster protein-test readings, health ministry officials said.



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Rosemary Extracts Boost Milk Powder Self-Life According to Supplier
Sunday, July 18, 2010 (1148 reads)


Vitiva is proposing a new application for its rosemary-derived antioxidant, to extend the shelf life of milk powder and other dairy products by as much as 50 percent.



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New EU Regulation Sets Out Rules for Dairy Imports
Sunday, July 18, 2010 (1058 reads)


The Commission has published a new regulation covering health and certification conditions for the introduction of dairy products into the EU.



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FHI Applies Pharma Technique to Miine Bioactive Milk Compounds
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 (979 reads)


High content analysis (HCA), a technology previously used in pharmaceuticals, is being utilized by Food for Health Ireland (FHI) to pioneer functional health ingredients from the most potent bioactive compounds from milk.



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EU Ministers Debate Dairy Policy Recommendations
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 (924 reads)


At a Council meeting, EU agriculture ministers agreed that the report of the Higher Level Group (HLG) provides “a solid basis for a review of the milk sector” but disagreements were aired on the details of reform. Under the new Belgian presidency of the EU, member states exchanged views on the HLG report and policy options in light of volatile milk prices and the planned abolition of quotas in 2015.



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Tetra Pak Ups Forecast for Global Dairy Market
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 (990 reads)


Tetra Pak has upped its growth forecast for the global dairy market and underlined the importance of demographics in the latest installment of its biannual market report. Last December, Tetra Pak predicted that milk and other liquid dairy products (LDP) would grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.2 per cent from 2009 to 2012.



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Nano Whey Protein May Extend Beverage Innovations
Monday, July 12, 2010 (1101 reads)


Taking whey proteins down to the nano-scale may boost their stability to heat as well as help produce clear whey beverages, suggest new developments from the University of Tennessee.



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China Uncovers More Melamine Tainted Dairy Materials
Monday, July 12, 2010 (1079 reads)


Food safety officials in China have seized raw milk and finished milk powder products said to contain 500 times the maximum allowable level of melamine. Much of the raw material was purchased from Hebei province, the site of a 2008 tainted-milk scandal that killed six babies and sickened hundreds of thousands.



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