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Global Food Prices Remain High Despite Marginal Decline
Friday, May 04, 2012 (967 reads)


Global food prices fell by 1.4% in the last month but seem to have stabilized at a relatively high level, says the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).



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New Sustainability Tools to Calculate Milk's Carbon Footprint
Friday, May 04, 2012 (918 reads)


An online tool has been created for dairy processors to track their carbon footprint as the industry aims to cut emissions by 25% by 2020



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Fonterra Feels Dairy Restructuring Bill is 'Crucial'
Friday, May 04, 2012 (937 reads)


The Dairy Industry Restructuring Act Amendment Bill is crucial to Fonterra and crucial to New Zealand, Fonterra Chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden commented in his remarks to the Primary Production Select Committee.



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First Milk Acquires CNP Professional
Friday, May 04, 2012 (984 reads)


CNP Professional has been bought by First Milk, which supplies and markets 15 percent of the milk produced in the UK and is a major player in the cheese, dairy ingredients and liquid milk sectors.



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Robert Wiseman Follows Dairy Crest With Milk Price Cut
Friday, May 04, 2012 (919 reads)


Robert Wiseman Dairies has followed the lead of Dairy Crest by cutting its standard-contract milk price to farmers by 2p per liter.



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U.S. Quarantines Two Dairies After Mad Cow Case
Friday, May 04, 2012 (889 reads)


Two California dairy farms are under quarantine and a calf ranch under investigation following discovery of a case of mad cow disease. A calf born to the infected cow was also found and tested negative for the disease, while cattle records at the two dairies are being matched to determine if any at-risk cattle are on the farms, stated USDA. The government claimed the actions were standard procedure and there was no threat to the food supply.



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Upgrade Planned for Dairy Research Center
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 (1163 reads)


Babcock Hall, the 60-year-old dairy facility at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is getting a facelift and expansion, with the dairy industry expected to foot at least half of the $32 million bill.



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