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Food-Safety Overhaul Plan Approved by Senate Panel
Thursday, November 19, 2009 (975 reads)

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved a plan to overhaul U.S. food-safety laws. The measure would give FDA new power to pull tainted foods off store shelves, require more frequent inspections of processing facilities, impose tougher standards on imported foods and require companies to develop plans to prevent outbreaks. The measure omits a House-backed proposal to charge companies a $500 annual fee to help pay for the additional inspections

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US Food Safety Bill Enters Final Lap
Thursday, November 19, 2009 (1016 reads)

A US Senate committee has unanimously approved the food safety bill in a move that will send the landmark legislation to the full floor for a final vote.

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US Dairy Industry Plea to Boost Raw Milk Regulation
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 (1032 reads)

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) have urged lawmakers, who are due to mark up the Food Safety Modernization Act, to ensure plants producing unpasteurized products are no longer exempt from FDA scrutiny.

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Dairy Management Official Sees Global Opportunities
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 (1299 reads)

The dairy industry "can't escape the impact of globalization" and must pursue international markets, said Alan Reed, senior vice president with Dairy Management. Speaking at a forum for dairy managers, he said U.S. producers can add value and tap world markets by "turning the milk into a product the world wants."

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Arla UK to Invest in World’s Largest Fresh Milk Dairy
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 (1024 reads)

Arla Foods UK has confirmed it is to invest in building a new one billion liter liquid milk processing facility on the outskirts of London.

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Indiana Dry Milk Processor Gets Grade A Certification
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 (1432 reads)

PacMoore, an Indiana-based manufacturer of dry milk products, has received grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) certification.

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Seltzer changes name to Glanbia Nutritionals (NA)
Thursday, November 12, 2009 (1260 reads)

Seltzer has been renamed Glanbia Nutritionals (NA) three years after joining the Glanbia Group.

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Ice Cream Researchers Making Sweet Strides With "Functional Foods"
Thursday, November 12, 2009 (1036 reads)

A comfort food, a tasty treat, an indulgence -- ice cream conjures feelings of happiness and satisfaction for millions. Ice cream researchers at the University of Missouri have discovered ways to make ice cream tastier and healthier and have contributed to ice cream development and manufacturing for more than a century. Today, MU researchers are working to make ice cream into a functional food, adding nutrients such as fiber, antioxidants and pro-biotics to premium ice cream.

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Opportunity Remains in Dairy Bioactives Despite Departures
Thursday, November 12, 2009 (1025 reads)

Some companies are abandoning research into dairy bioactive ingredients because of high costs and regulatory uncertainty but market growth is still expected to be high, according to a new report just published by ADPI member 3A Business Consulting. A link to this publication can be found on the home page of the ADPI website.

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New Stabilizer Systems Target Fermented Dairy
Thursday, November 12, 2009 (1119 reads)

Hydrosol has developed two new series of stabiliser solution for use in fermented dairy products, as starch is falling out of favour and clean labels are the order of the day. Hydrosol Produktionsgesellschaft, based in Ahrensberg nr Hamburg, has been offering stabilizing systems for dairy products for some years, but has recently seen an increase in clean label enquiries.

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