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Selenium-Enriched Dairy Shows Colon Protecting Potential
Saturday, April 09, 2011 (969 reads)

A new study out of Australia suggests that a selenium-enriched dairy protein may produce changes in the expression of genes in the colon, and regulate the risk of developing cancer.

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Japan Farm Production Set to Drop After Quake
Saturday, April 09, 2011 (852 reads)

Japanese output of agricultural products from pork to vegetables is set to drop after March’s earthquake and tsunami left the country’s farm and food industries in a “dire” situation,

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Three Killed in New Chinese Milk Scare
Saturday, April 09, 2011 (923 reads)

Nitrate-tainted milk has killed three people and made 35 others ill in the latest food safety scandal to hit the Chinese dairy industry. Early reports indicate that the victims were poisoned by nitrate, a chemical used in the curing of meat, after drinking bulk milk from two farms in Gansu province, in north-west China.

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Growing Populations, Increasing Incomes Boosting Protein-Rich Diets
Thursday, April 07, 2011 (1007 reads)

According to Fonterra's CEO, China's dairy demand will expand by 36 million metric tons, almost tripling in value to $71 billion by 2020. While consumption in India is estimated to grow by 45 million metric tons.

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Study Suggests Micro-particles May Help to Overcome High-Protein Formulation Problems
Thursday, April 07, 2011 (1014 reads)

A robust procedure for preparing micro-particles with high protein content may help to produce novel protein rich foods, according to a new study.

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Milk Powder Prices Continue To Fall At Auction
Thursday, April 07, 2011 (1135 reads)

The average price of milk powder fell 2.4 percent in Fonterra Cooperative Group's latest online auction, extending its slide for a second straight sale and pushing prices to the lowest level since February 1.

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US Recovery Helps Mozzarella Make Up Lost Ground
Wednesday, April 06, 2011 (1140 reads)

Global mozzarella sales pushed up beyond pre-recession levels in 2010 thanks largely to the recovery of the US economy, according to Proteus Research.

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FDA Delivers Food Recall Search Site, as Required by Food Safety Bill
Tuesday, April 05, 2011 (1076 reads)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched an easier-to-use version of its food recall search engine, in direct response to Food Safety Modernization Act requirements.

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When the Milk Runs Dry: India's New Dairy Policy
Monday, April 04, 2011 (1401 reads)

From being proudly self sufficient, India now faces a dairy shortfall. Very few kids growing up in the 1980s and the 1990s in India are acquainted with the concept of a milk shortage. The main reason for this is the success of the four-decade-old Operation Flood, the dairy development program started by India’s National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in 1970. One of the largest of its kind, the program’s objective was to create a nationwide milk grid. It resulted in making India the largest producer of milk and milk products in 1998.

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China Halts Nearly Half Dairy Producers in Quality Crackdown
Monday, April 04, 2011 (1014 reads)

China's quality inspection agency ordered nearly half the nation's dairy firms to halt production. Of 1,176 dairy production companies vetted for new licenses, 426 producers failed to pass the renewal inspection and another 107 were ordered to suspend production to improve their operations.

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