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USDA Announces New Dairy Economic Loss Assistance Payment Program
Thursday, December 17, 2009 (1180 reads)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the implementation of the new Dairy Economic Loss Assistance Payment (DELAP) program. The 2010 Agricultural Appropriations Bill authorized $290 million for loss assistance payments to eligible dairy producers.

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European Union Dairy Exports Surge
Thursday, December 17, 2009 (1285 reads)

The latest figures from the European Union show its dairy exports are quickly recovering and sales are now expected to exceed last year. The European Commission dairy report says sales gathered pace in the September quarter, with butter exports for 2009 now 8.5 percent up on last year and whey powder exports more than 16 percent higher.

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US Dairy Industry Commits to Emissions Targets
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 (1156 reads)

The US dairy industry has agreed to work with the USDA to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2020. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Dairy Management announced the dairy target at the climate change talks in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Dairy Industry Attacks “Sustainable Diet” Report
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 (1101 reads)

Industry representatives have criticized a high-profile sustainability report advocating reductions in dairy product consumption. Commissioned by the UK government to map out the measures needed to make diets greener, the Sustainable Consumption Commission (SCS) identified reduced dairy consumption as one of the most effective ways of improving the sustainability of our diets.

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Global Dairy Industry To Pick Up In 2010
Friday, December 11, 2009 (1682 reads)

Fundamentals for the global dairy industry should gradually improve through 2010, before a more robust market emerges from 2011, according to an analysis issued today by Rabobank Australia.

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China Uncovers More Melamine-Tainted Milk Powder
Friday, December 11, 2009 (1272 reads)

Employees from a Chinese dairy company have been taken into police custody on suspicion of selling tons of melamine-tainted milk powder.

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Mead Pays Millions for Misleading Infant Formula Adverts
Friday, December 11, 2009 (1197 reads)

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s 83 percent holding, Mead Johnson, has been ordered to pay $13.5m in damages to smaller rival, PBM, after a US court found it guilty of misleading advertising for its infant formula, Enfamil.

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Oystar Reveals Strategy for Emerging Dairy Markets
Wednesday, December 09, 2009 (1356 reads)

Oystar says investment in local manufacturing and entry level machines are the keys to unlocking the growth potential of emerging dairy markets.

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International Dairy Prices Are Up
Wednesday, December 09, 2009 (1375 reads)

International dairy prices are up 82 percent from the lows of February, sparking speculation about another big price spike, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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Tetra Pak Report Reveals Ambient Milk Opportunities
Monday, December 07, 2009 (1784 reads)

In its latest forecasting report, Tetra Pak has predicted that ambient milk will outperform the chilled sector in developed markets, and offer more opportunities for growth.

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