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Arla To Expand Lactofree Line
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 (928 reads)

Arla is adding a spreadable butter and ice cream to its Lactofree line of dairy products without lactose. They believe the runaway success of their ‘Lactofree’ lactose-free brand can give the whole UK dairy sector a much-needed lift, and also strengthen its broader product portfolio.

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Lactose May be “Misunderstood, Underestimated and Undervalued”
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 (918 reads)

A paper in the latest International Dairy Journal (IDJ) suggests that the role lactose and its derivatives play in the human diet is often “misunderstood, underestimated and undervalued”.

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Fraunhofer Develops Film Coatings Made from Whey
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 (951 reads)

Convenience foods are growing in popularity, and the food they contain is usually protected by films based on petrochemicals. Now researchers have not only developed a biomaterial from whey protein, they have also come up with a commercially viable method of producing multifunctional films on an industrial scale.

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Jon Davis Appointed CEO of Davisco Foods Interntational, Inc.
Monday, January 09, 2012 (959 reads)

Davisco Foods International, Inc. announces the appointment of Jon Davis as President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2012. Jon succeeds his father Mark and grandfather Stanley as CEO of Davisco Foods International.

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China's Battle with Milk Scandal Results in Closure of 40% Dairies
Monday, January 09, 2012 (1359 reads)

China's battle with the scandals erupting in the food sector has started showing some results, finally. The latest crackdown, in this regard, saw the closure of more than 40 per cent of the mainland's dairies, according to Zhi Shuping, minister, general administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine.

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Dairy Companies May Profit From China's Crackdown on Food Safety
Monday, January 09, 2012 (1143 reads)

Dairy companies including Nestle and Groupe Danone may profit in China due to renewed food-safety fears. Nestle is accelerating investment in its dairy business in Shuangcheng, China, and investing in a new dairy training institute. China Mengniu Dairy Co. has the biggest share of China's milk market, with 24%, followed by Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. at 20%, according to Euromonitor. Nestle has 1.5% and Danone has a 1.5% share in a separate yogurt and sour-milk drinks category.

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Food Safety Modernization Act One-Year Progress Report
Thursday, January 05, 2012 (907 reads)

FDA released a one-year progress report for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law on Jan. 4, 2011. The accomplishments to date include the issuing of interim final rules on criteria for administrative detention and application of the authority three times, issuing interim final rules on prior notice of imported food and establishing the Produce Safety Alliance and the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance.

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Dairy Product Prices Fall at First Online Trading Auction of the Year
Thursday, January 05, 2012 (900 reads)

Prices of dairy products fell in the first sale on Fonterra Cooperative Group's GlobalDairyTrade platform for 2012, paced by whole and skim milk powder. The GDT-TWI Price Index fell 0.7 percent compared to the last sale two weeks ago.

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Dairy Prices Recover in 2010
Thursday, January 05, 2012 (1016 reads)

Dairy prices in 2010 recovered from the lows caused by the financial crisis the previous year. "World prices for skim powder, cheddar cheese and whey powder were all much higher in 2010 than in 2009," notes the “Dairy Facts” report distributed by IDFA.

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Massachusetts Consumers Warned To Avoid Certain Cheese, Milk Products Due To Listeria
Thursday, January 05, 2012 (872 reads)

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, or MDPH has warned consumers to avoid certain cheese and milk products as they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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