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Food Safety Bill Stalls in Senate
Friday, November 19, 2010 (942 reads)

The Senate failed to vote on the Food Safety Modernization Act, meaning that the bill could be subject to further delay as the Senate breaks for Thanksgiving on Monday.

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October Milk Production Up
Friday, November 19, 2010 (1000 reads)

Total U.S. milk production for October was estimated at 15.868 billion lbs., up 2.9% from a year ago, according to the latest USDA’s “Milk Production” report. The October increase brings the YTD gain to 1.6%.

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Whole Milk Powder Prices Fall to Three-Month Low at Auction, Fonterra Says
Thursday, November 18, 2010 (773 reads)

Whole milk powder auction prices fell to the lowest in more than three months, according to Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd., the world’s largest dairy exporter. Powder for January delivery dropped 1.7 percent from two weeks earlier, according to a trade-weighted price index calculated by the company after its latest GlobalDairyTrade auction. The average price fell to $3,463 a ton, and is the lowest for the spot contract since Aug. 3.

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USDA Economists Anticipate an Increase in the Dairy Products Prices
Thursday, November 18, 2010 (895 reads)

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) warns the retail prices of the dairy products may increase over a 5% in 2011.

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French Universitys to Study Bacteriophage Infections in Dairy Production
Thursday, November 18, 2010 (932 reads)

Two French universities are planning a study that will attempt to identify lactococcus lactis, a bacterium widely used by the dairy industry to eliminate bacteriophage infections in production.

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Carbery Gains Consumer Thumbs Up for Hydrolyzed Protein
Thursday, November 18, 2010 (880 reads)

Carbery has received positive feedback on the sensory properties of its Optipep SN hydrolyzed whey protein in consumer research involving serious sports enthusiasts and users of sports nutrition products.

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Rabobank Changes View on Future Dairy Role of China and India
Thursday, November 18, 2010 (872 reads)

Rabobank has changed its view on the likely role of China and India in global dairy markets. It has abandoned the view that the countries will reach self-sufficiency soon and now predicts that they will call on the world market more frequently in the next three to four years.

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Study Shows CLA Leads The Weight Loss Pack for Fat Modification
Thursday, November 18, 2010 (834 reads)

Ingredients touted for their fat modifying properties like conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and pyruvate show ‘some potential benefit’, but the overall data is ‘limited’ says a new review.

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DSM Builds Science for TensVida’s Blood Pressure Benefits
Thursday, November 18, 2010 (908 reads)

Supplements containing milk protein hydrolysates were effective at reducing blood pressure in people with stage 1 hypertension, says a new study from DSM and TNO.

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No Import of U.S. Dairy Products For Now
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 (1151 reads)

India has an “open mind,” but for now, it has held back permission to the United States for accessing Indian markets for U.S. dairy products, which may be made from the milk of cattle fed with feeds produced from internal organs, blood meal and tissues of ruminant origin or those that may contain animal rennet.

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