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USDA Extends Dairy Export Subsidies for a Year
Thursday, July 09, 2009 (1247 reads)

The U.S. Agriculture Department has stated it will extend for another year a dairy export subsidy program that has been criticized as a protectionist ploy by international competitors.

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NZ Unpasteurized Milk Proposal Moves Closer to Reality
Wednesday, July 08, 2009 (1224 reads)

New Zealand’s Food Safety Authority has received a dozen responses supporting a proposal to allow the manufacture, sale and import and export of unpasteurized dairy products, and which would open up a new global market.

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Food Safety Working Group Recommends A Variety of Policy Measures
Wednesday, July 08, 2009 (1004 reads)

Vice President Joe Biden, joined by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, announced the findings of President Obama’s Food Safety Working Group. The Working Group was established in March 2009 to coordinate federal food safety activities and advise the President on food safety reform measures.  

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USDA Announces Initial 2009-2010 Allocations For Dairy Export Incentive Program
Tuesday, July 07, 2009 (914 reads)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced initial allocations under USDA's Dairy Export Incentive Program (DEIP) for the period July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010. The program helps U.S. dairy exporters meet prevailing world prices and encourages the development of international export markets in areas where U.S. dairy products are not competitive due to subsidized dairy products from other countries.

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Dairies Hope to Reduce Milk Supply
Tuesday, July 07, 2009 (1260 reads)

As the state's dairy operators scramble for ways to stop one of the worst industry downturns in years, a proposal to cut California's milk production is slowly moving forward

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Codex Issues New Standards on Bacteria and Chemicals for Food Manufacturers
Tuesday, July 07, 2009 (1069 reads)

New guidelines and codes of practice on acrylamides, follow-on baby formula and listeria testing in ready–to-eat foods were just some of the 30 standards adopted by Codex this week. The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) said the new principles would make a positive impact on the lives of people across the globe and that it working faster than ever to address a raft of “the most pressing food safety challenges”.

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CCC Purchases Update
Friday, July 03, 2009 (1149 reads)

During the week of June 29th through July 3rd, the FSA has reported that CCC net purchases totaled 8,383,895 pounds of nonfortified NDM under the dairy price support program.

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Still Falling Dairy Prices May Pressure NZ Dollar
Thursday, July 02, 2009 (1166 reads)

Dairy prices fell again at a New Zealand auction held by the world's largest dairy trader, suggesting fresh pressure may be exerted on the depressed New Zealand economy and its rising currency, analysts said.

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Lactalis Foodservice Supports Local Economy With Expansion
Thursday, July 02, 2009 (1080 reads)

Lactalis Foodservice, the foodservice source for a full line of natural, specialty, country-of-origin cheeses and dairy specialties, is announcing an expansion of the company's Nampa, Idaho, factory.

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