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Cause of Listeria outbreak revealed

A Listeria outbreak linked to one death and one miscarriage was most likely caused by ‘substantial sanitation deficiencies’ during the cheese-making process, according to an Centers for Disease Control and...

2014 SPECIAL EDITION: DRIVING UP QUALITY, DRIVING DOWN COST

Academic puts smart money on smart dairy packaging

Smart packaging will play a pivotal role in the future of FMCG including dairy as companies cut waste with higher quality, longer lasting products and new technology drives material prices...

2014 SPECIAL EDITION: DRIVING UP QUALITY, DRIVING DOWN COST

‘Hey Presto! Better Queso Fresco, with High Pressure Processing

High Pressure Processing (HPP) is a promising technology to extend the shelf life of soft cheese Quesco Fresco and possibly prevent harmful recalls without altering its taste.

100 sickened by illegally manufactured Mexican-style cheese

Illegally manufactured Mexican-style cheese has been linked to around 100 cases of Salmonella.

Saputo to close North American dairies in latest efficiency drive

Canadian dairy giant Saputo plans to close four North American plants under its latest raft of measures “aimed at improving its operational efficiency” in Canada and the US.

Pilgrims Choice Crumbles 'version 2.0 of grated cheese': Adams Foods

British dairy Adams Foods has launched a range of diced cheese products under its Pilgrims Choice brand - a development it describes as grated cheese “version 2.0." 

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‘Not just a drinktec carbon copy!’ food & drink technology Africa

With the inaugural food & drink technology Africa trade show only days away, show organisers Messe München insist the continent is the ‘market of the future’ but presents distinct challenges....

FDA shuts firm at centre of Listeria outbreak

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suspended the registration of Roos Foods, which is at the centre of a Listeria outbreak linked to the death of one person,...

Demand rises for automated cheese chilling

Starfrost has secured a contract with Milmeq in Australia and New Zealand to supply food processing equipment across the UK and Ireland.

One dead and seven hospitalized in Listeria outbreak

One person has died and seven others have been hospitalized after an outbreak of Listeria linked to cheese.

Camelbert anyone? Chr Hansen unveils camel cheese recipes

Chr. Hansen and Kenyan firm Oleleshwa Enterprises have developed a number of camel cheese recipes for owners of the animal, including one for a soft, ripened cheese they call ‘Camelbert’.

FastRipe cheese 'the same...just made faster': AFI

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has developed a milk protein that allows cheese makers to speed-up maturation time - offering a potentially significant reduction in storage costs.

Green PBS potential investigated in EU project

Bio-based polybutylene succinate (PBS) as a food packaging material is being investigated as part of an EU project.

Cheese firm fined as worker injured after forklift truck fall

A UK cheese manufacturer has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered leg and ankle injuries when he fell from the forks of a forklift truck.

Saputo secures majority stake in Aussie dairy Warrnambool

Canadian dairy giant Saputo has secured a majority stake in Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) after a hard-fought, three-way battle to acquire the Australian dairy processor.

Bega’s share shed paves the way for Saputo takeover of Warrnambool

The announcement today by Australia’s Bega Cheese to sell its stock in Warrnambool leaves the way clear for Lion to follow suit, while Canadian dairy company Saputo should now be...

Bega Cheese sells Warrnambool stake to takeover rival Saputo

Canadian dairy giant Saputo looks a step closer to gaining control of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB), after one-time takeover rival Bega Cheese agreed to sell its stake in the...

Kraft Velveeta fans upset by shortage

Rumors of the popular cheese product being in dwindling supply has caused a minor panic among US consumers.

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CK Foods delays cheese factory to open poultry plant

CK Foods has put plans for a cheese production centre on hold as it opens a poultry processing plant in Bradford, UK.

Neogen buy targets ‘one stop shop’

Neogen Corporation has acquired the stock of Chem-Tech Ltd., a manufacturer of insecticides for the animal and food industries.

Festive video insights: Mintel experts offer up highlights and predictions

With 2013 fast drawing to a close and 2014 just around the corner, we took the chance to catch up with analysts and experts at Mintel to ask them what...

DAIRYREPORTER.COM XMAS SPECIAL

Eggnog, Cheese and Brussels Sprouts: Dairy gets festive for Christmas

Christmas Day is almost upon us, and it seems that dairy processors across North America and Europe are just as excited. Here's a small selection of their festive dairy product and packaging...

'Proactive approach' key to staying relevant in dairy: NIZO

In order to remain relevant after 65 years in the dairy industry, NIZO Food Research has adopted a more “proactive approach” to its work, CEO Ad Juriaanse told DairyReporter.com....

SPECIAL EDITION: AUTOMATION & CONTROL

Adams Foods installs factory performance software

Pre-packed cheese supplier, Adams Foods, has partnered with Olympus Automation to install its PDX Performance factory reporting software.

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Land O’Lakes dairy seasoning targets Tex-Mex trend

Land O’Lakes has launched a cheese-based seasoning that it says is a perfect fusion for the popular Tex-Mex flavor profile.

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