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New Dairy Partnership Improves Dairy Product Safety and Shelf-Life
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 (1076 reads)

Improved safety standards and longer shelf life are claimed to stem from a new marketing collaboration between Danisco and DuPont Qualicon. The venture matches Danisco’s patented protective cultures with DuPont’s Qualicon detection system for the early prediction of shelf life in naturally protected dairy products.

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Tetra Pak Launches "Unique" Hermetic Direct Driven Dairy Separator
Monday, October 19, 2009 (1042 reads)

The world’s first hermetic direct driven dairy separator cuts energy consumption by more than a third and doubles production time said manufacturers Tetra Pak.

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Dairy Liberalization not Delivering on Objectives, says EU Court
Monday, October 19, 2009 (1027 reads)

The European Court of Auditors has warned that dairy market liberalization could be ill-suited to EU policy aims such as price stability and competitiveness. Deregulation of the EU dairy market is in full swing and plans to dismantle the quota system in 2015 are on track despite mass protests from farmers.

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Farmers Target "Regular Milk" for Probiotic Fortification
Monday, October 19, 2009 (1016 reads)

Ohio-based probiotics specialist, Ganeden Biotech, has signed an agreement that will see it become the exclusive supplier of probiotics to the National Farmers Organization (NFO), with the aim of boosting “the availability of probiotic-enhanced milk.”

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CME Group Announces Expansion of Dairy Electronic Trading Hours
Thursday, October 15, 2009 (995 reads)

CME Group, the world’s largest and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced the expansion of electronic trading hours for CME Dairy futures and options scheduled to begin on Sunday, November 15, at 5:00 p.m. Central time. Daily electronic trading hours will remain continuous through Friday at 1:55 p.m. with daily trading halts from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Coca-Cola Launches Dairy Drink in China
Thursday, October 15, 2009 (1310 reads)

COCA-COLA Company has launched its first dairy drink in China. Minute Maid Pulpy Super Milky drink is a mixture of fruit juice, milk powder and coconut bits. By the end of the  year it will be available in 300 cities across China.

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New Protein for Clear Drinks in Clear Bottles
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 (1380 reads)

Creating a clear functional drink suitable for transparent bottles is the key advantage of a new hydrolyzed whey protein from Milk Specialties.

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The Dairy Industry Milks Congress for Yet Another Bailout - Washington Post Editorial
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 (1504 reads)

Dairy farmers are facing a $12 billion decline in sales this year, according to the National Milk Producers Federation. Rushing to their rescue, Congress has approved a $350 million dairy bailout -- on top of more than $1 billion in regular price-support and direct-payment programs.

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Vilsack Calls for Better USDA Research; Cites Feed Stocks as an Area of Interest
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 (1111 reads)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has stated that the USDA must sharpen the focus of its science and research efforts to emphasize areas where it can make an impact on society.

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Senate Sends Agriculture Spending Bill to Obama
Saturday, October 10, 2009 (1168 reads)

Dairy farmers suffering from low milk prices would benefit from $350 million in emergency funding approved by the Senate as it cleared a $121 billion agriculture spending bill for President Barack Obama's signature.

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