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Food Safety Bill Gets Another Look
Monday, November 15, 2010 (1019 reads)

The Senate is poised to vote on a long-awaited food safety bill this week that would grant more authority to the Health and Human Services and Agriculture departments and charge the agencies with developing a national plan to improve the safety of the nation's food supply. The House passed the bill last year, and a key Senate committee gave its nod, before health care and financial regulation reform tabled the issue.

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IDF and ISO Develop New Melamine Milk Test Standard
Monday, November 15, 2010 (901 reads)

A new test standard to determine the melamine and cyanuric acid content of liquid milk, powdered milk products and infant formulae has been developed by the International Dairy Federation (IDF) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

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September 2010 Dairy Product Export Recap
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 (957 reads)

U.S. dairy exports continued at a record pace in September. Aggregate export volume of milk powders (NDM, SMP, WMP, food preps), whey proteins, lactose, cheese and butterfat were 289.7 million lbs., up 57% from a year ago, according to USDA/FAS trade data.

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USDA’s Global Agricultural Information Network Reports That Chinese Milk Industry is Still Recovering From Melamine Crisis
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 (979 reads)

The Chinese milk industry is still struggling to recover from the effect of the melamine crisis that rocked the industry in September 2008, says the latest report from USDA’s Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN).

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Idaho Cheese Factory to Add Up to 20 New Jobs
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 (836 reads)

The Jerome Cheese Co. , a division of Davisco Foods International Inc., plans to create up to 20 new jobs with the expansion of its factory in south-central Idaho next year.

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Global Dairy Products Market to Reach $494 Billion by 2015
Tuesday, November 09, 2010 (827 reads)

The global market for dairy products is forecast to reach $494 billion by the year 2015. Recovery in consumption post global recession, continuing population growth, rising demand from developing countries, trade liberalization, and continued growth in advertising are expected to fuel market growth.

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Nestle and a subsidiary of Schreiber International Inc. are Making Plans for Milk Powder Plant in India
Tuesday, November 09, 2010 (1818 reads)

Nestle is in discussions with Schreiber Dynamix Dairies Ltd, a subsidiary of Schreiber International Inc., USA, for setting up a plant to make milk powder in Sharad Pawar’s hometown Baramati.

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European Whey Protein Industry to Submit Article 13.5 Claims After EFSA Rejections
Monday, November 08, 2010 (4539 reads)

The whey protein industry is gathering data to submit article 13.5 health claims after the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) last month rejected a slew of generic, article 13.1 protein and whey protein-related dossiers.

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Whey Sports Drinks Can Mix it in Mainstream, says Volac
Monday, November 08, 2010 (991 reads)

Manufacturers of sports nutrition products such as whey-based beverages are missing out on a potentially huge mainstream market, according to UK ingredients firm Volac.

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Whey and Lactose Showing Positive Volume Growth
Friday, November 05, 2010 (1046 reads)

Whey powder, whey proteins and whey protein fractions represent a global market value of approx. USD 5 billion in 2010 and are forecasted to approx. USD 6.4 billion in 2014, corresponding to a CAGR of 4% at constant prices. Whey and lactose ingredients continue to show positive growth rates in volume terms and less so in value terms, although prices have recovered to a more normal level in 2010 after the dramatic fall in the 2007-2008 period, according to 3A Business Consulting.

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