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Chinese University Breeds Low-Lactose Milk Producing Calf
Thursday, June 14, 2012 (849 reads)

Scientists at a north China university have bred the world’s first genetically-modified calf which is capable of producing low-lactose milk, a development that is expected help people with lactose-intolerance consume milk safely.

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Australian Dairy Product Exports are Down 3.6%
Monday, June 11, 2012 (903 reads)

The latest data released by Dairy Australia show exports are down 3.6% year-on-year for the 10 months to April 2012.

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New Online Program Prepares Tomorrow’s Food Processing Managers
Friday, June 08, 2012 (821 reads)

The University of Nebraska - Lincoln online Food Processing Management Certificate program is a series of self-paced online courses with content presented as pre-recorded video lectures, PowerPoint presentations, and quizzes to test understanding/comprehension. The program is ideal for food processing plant workers, supervisors and managers; quality control and assurance personnel; as well as government regulators.

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Australian Milk Reportedly Contains up to 16% Permeate
Friday, June 08, 2012 (1070 reads)

The Sydney Morning Herald has broken a story that could do to Australia’s dairy industry what pink slime did to America’s beef industry: “cheese waste” is being added to milk. Permeate, defined in the story as a “watery, greenish waste product from the production of cheese,” was reported to constitute up to 16% of the milk Australians drink.

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Protein Combination is Best to Consume Post-Workout for Building Muscle
Thursday, June 07, 2012 (954 reads)

A new clinical study is claiming that consuming a protein blend (a combination of soy, whey and casein) post-workout is the best way to build muscle. The blend showed an increase in a person's 'anabolic window' (the amount of time it takes for building muscle to occur post exercise.)

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FDA Enhances Reportable Food Registry To Assure Better Tracking
Thursday, June 07, 2012 (822 reads)

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition has announced it is enhancing its Reportable Food Registry with 14 new questions designed to improve the tool's ability to track contamination in and focus inspection of human food and animal feed, including pet food. The questions give the FDA a better description of the pathogen detected and the food's intended consumption. The FDA will make the questions mandatory by year-end.

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Global Dairy Auction Prices Sees Biggest Increase Since September 2010
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 (1050 reads)

Dairy prices shot higher at Fonterra's latest global auction today, indicating the market may be starting to stabilize, but economists said it was too early to say if the weakening trend of the last few months had run its course.

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New Zealand wants US to Open up Dairy Markets
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 (1023 reads)

Trade Minister Tim Groser says New Zealand will not sign a TransPacific Partnership (TPP) deal until the US provides improved access to its dairy markets.

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U.S. Milk Powder Stocks are Growing
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 (1058 reads)

April 2012 numbers are reporting that US stocks of milk powders are increasing from a year ago. Nonfat dry milk, skim milk powder, dry buttermilk have all increased over the past year.

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India Lifts Ban on Skim Milk Powder Exports
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 (930 reads)

The ban on the export of SMP from India that has been in place since February 2011 has now been lifted.

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