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The demand for healthier, more natural food has extended into the ice cream sector, according to a recent report from Technavio.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to pause its testing program for non-toxigenic E. coli in cheese while it re-evaluates the issue.
At the recent Arla Foods Ingredients annual seminar in Beijing, Professor Yvan Vandenplas from UZ Brussel, Belgium, reviewed studies that have investigated useful alternatives to standard formulas made with cow’s milk.
Decreasing global dairy prices, dry conditions and high input costs are tightening margins for Australia’s dairy farmers, according to the latest Situation and Outlook report from Dairy Australia.