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One death linked to Listeria from soft cheese

Two people have been hospitalized and one has died in an ongoing outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes linked to Latin-style soft cheese.  

Egyptian Lactalis business Al-Nour ups Arab Dairy takeover bid

Lactalis subsidiary Al-Nour for Dairy Industries has bumped up its offer to acquire sought-after Egyptian cheesemaker, Arab Dairy Product Company.

Arla Foods seeks to patent method for tofu-like dairy product

Arla Foods has applied to patent a method to produce a sliceable, tofu-like product made of milk and whey protein.

Award-winning cheese processor installs Integreater to capture and track live stock data

Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses has partnered with Systems Integration to install its Integreater production management software.

Poor milk yields great cheese

Dairy companies will be able to manufacture high-quality speciality cheeses without fresh milk by using a new recombining solution from Arla Foods Ingredients.

Battle to acquire Arab Dairy rages on as Pioneers Holding ups bid

The battle to acquire Egyptian cheese maker Arab Dairy continues to rage on, with Cairo private equity firm Pioneers Holding tabling an improved bid.

China

Chalk to cheese: China’s massive import growth shows changing tastes

Traditionally a dairy wasteland, China is fast developing a love for cheese, with the fist 10 months of last year showing astonishing growth in imports, interest and consumption.

Co-op's sole packaging operation temporarily on hold

Fire at Wisconsin cheese packaging plant breaks link in supply chain

A fire at a Portage, Wisconsin cheese processing and packaging facility is creating distribution headaches for the 2,600 members of a regional dairy cooperative.

Novel coating targets cheese protection

Antimicrobial coatings to increase the shelf life of soft cheese have been developed by Spanish researchers.

US COMMODITIES CORNER

US dairy exports 'falling significantly' as value of the dollar rises

With the value of the dollar rising, US dairy exports are falling. DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert, John Geuss, explains why...

Ingredia seeks to patent method for stringy-when-cooked spreadable cheese

French dairy ingredients firm Ingredia has applied to patent a method to produce a spreadable cheese product that becomes stringy when cooked.

Special edition: Flexible Packaging

Lids are ‘often overlooked’ in flexible packaging

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks Lids) has partnered with The Lake District Dairy Co. to produce polyester lids for its Quark stir-in sauces.

Arla drops out of race to acquire Egyptian cheesemaker Arab Dairy

Arla Foods has decided not to make a formal bid for Egyptian cheesemaker Arab Dairy Products Company after an assessment of the company.

First Milk secures US Mull of Kintyre cheddar export deal

British dairy First Milk has sealed a deal to export its Mull of Kintyre brand cheddar cheese to Texas in time for Christmas.

Lactalis enters race to acquire Egyptian cheesemaker Arab Dairy

French dairy giant Lactalis has entered the race to acquire Arab Dairy Products Company with an offer that tops all earlier bids for the Egyptian cheesemaker.

News in brief

Wensleydale Creamery invests £350k in expansion

Cheesemaker the Wensleydale Creamery has invested £350,000 in new equipment to expand into the burgeoning £90M blended cheese category.

DairyReporter.com Personality of the Year 2014 open for entries

The global dairy sector is thriving - driven by dynamic and creative individuals around the world. But do you or a colleague have what it takes to be recognized by...

Russian embargo: 21 states urge Commission to preserve agri reserve funds

Twenty-one member state agricultural ministers have urged the Commission not to cut agri budgets and called for extra emergency funds to help counter the Russian embargo on European food imports....

Croatian dairy control system ‘not fully adequate’

Croatia’s control system for the production and storage of dairy products is not adequate with significant discrepancies, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).

Tackles application challenges in dairy, cheese & meats

Avery Dennison top coat has higher performance in chilled conditions

Avery Dennison has added a food-approved top coated product, PP60 top cavitated white film, to its labelling film portfolio.

Arla Foods donates 15 tonnes of Putin cheese to Danish food bank

Arla Foods has donated 15 tonnes of cheese produced for the Russian market to a food bank in the Danish capital Copenhagen.

Dairy Crest to sell dairy assets to Müller in £80m deal

Dairy Crest has agreed to sell dairy assets, including its fresh milk business, to British rival Müller UK & Ireland for £80m (US$127.5m, €102m).

Israeli dairy Tnuva considering cheese exports to Russia

Israeli dairy Tnuva is exploring the possibility of exporting cheese to Russia, which is seeking to fill the gap left by its ban on Western food imports.

Death linked to cheese recalled because of Listeria

One person has died and two have been sickened from Listeria linked to recalled cheese.

Ancient Europeans lactose intolerant for first 4,000 years of cheese making

Ancient Europeans suffered with lactose intolerance for the first 4,000 years Central European Neolithic farmers are understood to have been making cheese, DNA extracted from prehistoric skeletons suggests.