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New Fonterra Chairman Selected
Thursday, July 26, 2012 (1011 reads)

Te Awamutu farmer John Wilson had been selected by the Fonterra board to take over as chairman of the dairy cooperative when Sir Henry van der Heyden steps down from the role in December.

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Just Released - 2011 Dairy Products Utilization and Prodcutions Trends
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 (1073 reads)

American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI) has recently released for purchase the results of its annual "2011 Dairy Products Utilization and Production Trends" survey. Each year, ADPI collects market data from its members and other dairy industry participants on ways in which they utilize dry and condensed milk and whey products. The "2011 Dairy Products Utilization and Production Trends" publication contains the only industry-wide data collected on the commercial uses of dry and condensed milks, whey products and lactose ingredients. Order yours online today!

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South Australia Farmers Facing Plunging Farmgate Prices, Weak International Markets and "Permeate Free" Milk
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 (948 reads)

South Australia's dairy farmers face a torrid time as plunging farmgate prices, weak international markets and the introduction of "permeate free" milk take their toll.

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Scientists Claim Cheese Can Cut The Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 12%
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 (839 reads)

Scientists have discovered it may actually help prevent diabetes – an illness often triggered by being overweight. They claim that eating just two slices of cheese a day cuts the risk of type 2 diabetes by 12 percent.

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CWT Assists with 4.8 Million Pounds of Cheese and Butter Export Sales
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 (759 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 18 requests for export assistance to sell 4.548 million pounds (2,063 metric tons) of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, and 220,462 pounds (100 metric tons) of butter, to customers in Asia, Central America, North Africa and the Middle East.

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Nestle Invests in "Brain Health"' Milkshake Maker Accera
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 (965 reads)

Nestlé SA, is making a move into the "brain health products," by buying a stake in a company that makes milkshakes for Alzheimer's patients.

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Dairy Product Prices Expected to Rise Due to Drought
Monday, July 23, 2012 (945 reads)

Experts are predicting that the drought affecting a large percentage of the U.S. is increasing the cost of cattle feed and causing cows to produce less milk, which in turn will cause milk and yogurt prices to climb.

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A New Finding May Lead to Improvement of Dairy Shelf Life
Monday, July 23, 2012 (875 reads)

Cornell University researchers discovered that paenibacillus, a bacterium, can cause dairy products to curdle and change flavor. The finding could lead to improvement in shelf life and quality of dairy products.

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UC Davis Extension Announces Two Courses in HACCP Food Safety System
Monday, July 23, 2012 (882 reads)

UC Davis Extension’s Basic HACCP: A Food Safety System. This workshop meets the educational requirements for U.S. HACCP regulations for meat, poultry, seafood and juice products. Basic HACCP is scheduled for October 22-24. The Advanced HACCP: Verification, Implementation and Other Challenges workshop focuses primarily on areas of difficulty in developing and implementing HACCP plans with particular focus on verification, validation, recordkeeping and training. This class is recommended for individuals who have some experience developing and implementing HACCP programs. Advanced HACCP is scheduled for October 25-26.

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Human Lactoferrin Safety Backed in Study
Thursday, July 19, 2012 (992 reads)

Human lactoferrin derived from genetically modified cows’ milk is safe, according to data from a randomized, cross-over double blind, placebo-controlled study sponsored by the Dutch Food and Nutrition Delta.

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