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National Business Review Reports that Fonterra is Building Powder Inventory and Reducing Exports
Monday, December 15, 2008 (1200 reads)


Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd., the world’s biggest dairy exporter, is boosting milk powder stocks rather than shipping it overseas as prices slump, the National Business Review reported.



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2008 Historically Strong Year for the Agricultural Economy
Friday, December 12, 2008 (1446 reads)


Despite recent price declines, 2008 remains a historically strong year for the agricultural economy, according to a new report from USDA, Agricultural Income and Finance Outlook.



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FDA Aims to Improve Safety of Food Imports
Friday, December 12, 2008 (1526 reads)


Improving the safety of imported food is one of the aims behind a new initiative from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).



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Dairy Foods Are Safest According to Food-borne Illness Study
Friday, December 12, 2008 (2060 reads)


The Center for Food Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has just published in their annual Outbreak Alert! report that dairy is the safest food category when dealing with food-borne illnesses.



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Cheese Dairy Dominance Faces Emerging Market Challenges
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 (1285 reads)


Cheese continues to dominate growing global dairy product demand, which has risen by 15 per cent to 40.9 million tons in the last five years, though the product’s dominance may yet be challenged, suggests a new report.


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World Health Organization (WHO) Sets New Tolerable Daily Intake for Melamine
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 (1404 reads)


International experts have established a tolerable daily intake (TDI) for melamine, the chemical found recently in contaminated milk products.



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EU Dairy Groups Look to Generic Health Claims Future
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 (1507 reads)


A number of recent studies have continued to suggest links between dairy consumption and certain nutrition benefits, though their impact on helping on securing industry-wide European health claim approvals looks uncertain.



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Carbery Boosts Whey Response
Tuesday, December 09, 2008 (1618 reads)


Irish dairy and ingredients group, Carbery, is promoting research employing its hydrolyzed whey protein ingredient, Optipep, that it says demonstrates its superiority to regular whey protein in terms of insulin response.



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FDA Establishes Uniform Compliance Date for Food Labeling Regulations
Monday, December 08, 2008 (1472 reads)


The FDA is establishing January 2, 2012 as the uniform compliance date for food labeling regulations that are issued between January 1, 2009, and December  31, 2010.



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EPA is Proposing to Charge Fees for Air Polluting Animals
Monday, December 08, 2008 (1374 reads)


The proposed tax would require farms or ranches with more than 25 dairy cows, 50 beef cattle or 200 hogs to pay an annual fee of about $175 for each dairy cow, $87.50 per head of beef cattle and $20 for each hog.



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