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Fonterra Crisis: All Product Now Accounted For
Thursday, August 08, 2013 (853 reads)

Fonterra has advised that their clients have now accounted for all goods containing whey product contaminated by Clostridium botulinum. Eight clients purchased the contaminated whey product from Fonterra as an ingredient for use in their own products. 

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Omega Protein To Expand Specialty Dairy Protein Production Capacity
Thursday, August 08, 2013 (857 reads)

Omega Protein Corporation, a nutritional product company, ADPI member and a leading integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty protein products, announced plans to expand the Company's specialty dairy protein production facility in Reedsburg, Wisconsin.

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CWT Assists with 2.4 Million Pounds of Cheese and Butter Export Sales
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 (732 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted seven requests for export assistance to sell 1.376 million pounds (624 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese and 992,080 pounds (450 metric tons) of butter to customers in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The product will be delivered August 2013 through October 2013.

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Murray Goulburn Confirmed its Dairy Products are Safe
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 (767 reads)

Australia’s largest dairy food company, Murray Goulburn (MG), has confirmed that its dairy products are safe and continue to be available in Australia and overseas. MG has been advised by regulatory authorities that its products are not affected by the food safety issues related to Fonterra products.

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Dairy Product Price, Production and Inventory Highlights
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 (865 reads)

Milk powder prices are continue their upward trek. According to the latest Dairy Market News, prices held steady in Oceania over the past two weeks, while skim and whole milk powder (SMP & WMP) prices in Western Europe rose 1.8% and 2.9%, respectively.

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Devondale-Murray Goulburn to Supply Danone with Growing-up Milk Powder Base
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 (824 reads)

As part of a five-year deal, Devondale-Murray Goulburn will provide milk powders to Danone, and at the same time, will invest $2.2 million into expanding a plant to meet growing Asian demand for "growing-up" milk powders. The Australian cooperative will supply 50,000 metric tons of powder base to the French dairy giant over five years.

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Maine’s Cheese Making Industry on the Rise
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 (965 reads)

Maine now is home to 71 licensed cheese makers, up from just eight in the mid-1990s, and it has become one of the few bright spots in the state’s troubled dairy industry.

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Fonterra Advises of Quality Issue
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 (863 reads)

On Friday, August 2, 2013 Fonterra advised regulatory authorities and customers of a quality issue involving three batches of Fonterra whey protein concentrate (WPC80) produced at the Hautapu manufacturing site in New Zealand. The affected product contains a strain of Clostridium, which has the potential to cause botulism.  Other dairy products which do not contain WPC80 are not affected by the issue. The products which are not affected include: Whole Milk Powder, Skim Milk Powder, fresh milk, yoghurt, cheese, butter and other spreads and UHT milk. None of the products which Fonterra will continue to sell on its GDT (GlobalDairyTrade) auction platform are affected by this issue.

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Market Expected to React to Fonterra's Whey Protein Contamination Issue
Monday, August 05, 2013 (830 reads)

Fonterra’s share price is likely to react swiftly when markets reopen on Monday morning, as investors assess the impact of food contaminations problems currently embroiling the company. Fonterra shares and units in the Fonterra Shareholders’ Fund were both priced at $7.14 at the close of business on Friday, August 2nd. This was before news broke of food safety issues involving several batches of whey protein concentrate (WPC-80) produced by Fonterra.

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Fonterra Advises Products from Wahaha, Coca-Cola and Vitaco are Safe
Monday, August 05, 2013 (890 reads)

Fonterra tonight confirmed that the products of three of its customers that received whey protein concentrate (WPC80), Wahaha, Coca-Cola and Vitaco, are safe to consume because of the way they are manufactured.

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