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China Lifts Ban on British Cheese Exports
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 (632 reads)


The temporary ban on the export of British cheese to China has been lifted, according to an announcement by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). The ban, which has been in force since May 1, 2014, meant that any UK company wanting to export cheese to China required a full inspection to check for compliance with both EU and Chinese dairy requirements.



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Study Suggests Probiotics Prevent Deadly Complications of Liver Disease
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 (655 reads)


Probiotics are effective in preventing hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis of the liver, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. Hepatic encephalopathy is a deterioration of brain function that is a serious complication of liver disease.



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Why The Little Brown Cow Could Mean Big Opportunities For Protein Standardized Powder Production
Friday, June 06, 2014 (729 reads)


As the demand for U.S. dairy exports remain strong, one breed organization is taking the opportunity to prove to manufactures how their milk can provide the economic advantage to profitability in global markets. The National All-Jersey Inc.,(NAJ) has just released an economic analysis of NDM, SMP and WMP production, comparing Jersey milk to average milk.
 



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Dairy Ingredients Step Up To Growing Demands From Infants and Beyond
Thursday, June 05, 2014 (784 reads)


Nutrition and health have been driving market forces for dairy ingredients since time immemorial.  Consumers constantly look for new foods that deliver solid nutrition in order to fend off disease, maximize your abilities, alleviate abnormalities or just make you look good.  As the dairy industry continually explores its role in nutrition the focus now includes the interaction of milk components with other food components as well as other factors that influence health, notably the probiotic bacteria.  



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GlobalDairyTrade Auction Prices Fall 4.2%
Thursday, June 05, 2014 (788 reads)


Prices at the latest GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction have continued their decline. The GDT Index recorded its eighth consecutive fall at their latest auction and is at its lowest point since February 2013. 



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In Memoriam – Emerita Alcantara, Ph.D
Thursday, June 05, 2014 (809 reads)


Long-time industry nutritionist Emerita Alcantara, Ph.D., passed away May 28, 2014, at the age of 71.



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U.S. Dairy Players Threaten To Withdraw Support From TPP Trade Agreement
Thursday, June 05, 2014 (645 reads)


The majority of U.S. dairy farmer cooperatives and dairy processing companies are threatening  to withdraw support from the pending Trans-Pacific trade agreement if Japan and Canada refuse to follow through on pledges to provide comprehensive market access for U.S. dairy products.



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2014 Could Be A Record Setting Year for U.S. Agricultural Exports
Thursday, June 05, 2014 (569 reads)


USDA released its Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade report May 29, projecting that Fiscal Year 2014 agricultural exports will reach $149.5 billion, an estimated $6.9 billion higher than previous estimates. If realized, that would be a new record for American agricultural exports.



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CWT Assists with 1.3 Million Pounds of Cheese and Whole Milk Powder Export Sales
Thursday, June 05, 2014 (553 reads)


Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 11 requests for export assistance to sell 850,984 pounds (386 metric tons) of Cheddar and Gouda cheese and 434,311 pounds (197 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Africa, Central America, the Middle East, and North Africa. 



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Indian Entrepreneurs Fill Growing Demand for Better Milk
Thursday, June 05, 2014 (787 reads)


India's rising middle class and a growing number of residents who return after living abroad are fueling a new market for organic, fair trade and artisan foods and farm-fresh milk. 



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