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All Bids for SMP Intervention Stocks Rejected Again
Monday, July 12, 2010 (1157 reads)

EU farming lobby Copa-Cogeca has called on the Commission to exercise caution in managing EU dairy stocks, as the struggle to sell off intervention stocks continues. Results of the third tender of the intervention sales of butter and skimmed milk powder (SMP) came out and once again the Commission was unable to shift any SMP.

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Obama Says New Food Safety Legislation Would Promote Prevention
Monday, July 12, 2010 (1117 reads)

President Obama has said that passing the Food Safety Modernization Act would provide government with the tools it needs to better ensure food safety, as long-awaited discussion began in the Senate.

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Fonterra Reports Sharp Dip in Dairy Prices
Thursday, July 08, 2010 (1340 reads)

Fonterra has revealed that prices were down sharply at its latest auction. The New Zealand-based dairy processor said average prices for anhydrous milk fat, skim milk powder and whole milk powder fell 13.7 per cent across all contracts and contract periods after its latest globalDairyTrade trading event.

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Codex Sets Limits for Melamine in Food to Combat Adulteration
Thursday, July 08, 2010 (1353 reads)

Maximum limits for melamine in food have been set at the latest session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission following the contamination scandals in China.

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Hilmar Cheese Plans Texas Expansion
Thursday, July 08, 2010 (1241 reads)

Hilmar Cheese wants to issue bonds worth as much as $24.5 million to help fund the expansion of a plant outside Dalhart, Texas. The addition, expected to cost more than $100 million, would allow the facility to double capacity and produce 640-pound blocks of American-style cheese.

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UK Dairy Sector Eyes Energy Saving Pasteurization Alternative to Extend Milk Shelf-Life
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 (1633 reads)

Ultraviolet light technology will be touted as an environmentally friendly alternative to heat pasteurization for milk in an Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA) report due in the coming weeks.

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