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Say cheese! Researchers claim eating cheese could help prevent tooth cavities

Eating cheese and other dairy products may help to protect teeth against cavities by maintaining baseline acidity levels in the mouth, a team of Indian researchers has discovered.

'Robust' pasta filata cheese cultures support downgrade-reduction efforts - Chr. Hansen

Chr. Hansen has developed a new range of "robust" cultures for mozzarella and other pasta filata cheeses that support manufacturer efforts to reduce product variation and downgrade costs....

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Fonterra recalls cheese slices due to packaging fault

Fonterra has recalled cheese slices in New Zealand after two reports of the plastic wrapping sticking to the cheese when unwrapped.

DAIRYREPORTER.COM SPECIAL: DAIRY PRODUCT QUALITY TESTING

‘Agro-terrorism: One of the greatest terrorist threats we face’ – Professor

Top public health professor David Dausey warns that increasing global supply chain complexity carries with it a greater risk of product contamination, with potentially disastrous results for dairy brands and...

DAIRYREPORTER.COM SPECIAL: DAIRY PRODUCT QUALITY TESTING

Dairy industry, regulatory cooperation vital to identify emerging food safety threats – AB SCIEX

Staying “in tune” with regulators and the dairy industry to identify emerging food quality and safety threats is vital to the development of new, up-to-date product testing solutions, AB SCIEX told DairyReporter.com....

DAIRYREPORTER.COM SPECIAL: DAIRY PRODUCT QUALITY TESTING

Horse meat scandal ‘opened the eyes’ of dairy industry to adulteration dangers – FOSS

This year’s horse meat scandal has “opened the eyes” of European dairy processors to the dangers of adulteration, according to product testing solutions provider, FOSS.

DAIRYREPORTER.COM SPECIAL: DAIRY PRODUCT QUALITY TESTING

Leader of the pack: Innovations to boost dairy product quality and safety

A Mintel global packaging expert examines the potential that several packaging features have to boost dairy product quality and safety, from time temperature indicators (TTIs) to active packaging.

Magnesium is just as vital as calcium for kids bone development: Study

Magnesium intake may be just as important as calcium is for healthy bone development, and parents should know that, suggest experts.

‘Bring Stilton back to its original home’

A food manufacturer based in the village of Stilton in Cambridgeshire is campaigning for the right to name the cheese his company makes Stilton.

Dairy Partners in talks with Saputo to acquire soon-to-close Welsh cheese plant

Saputo has confirmed that it is in talks with Dairy Partners in regards to the sale of its cheese manufacturing facility in Newcastle Emlyn, which was earmarked for closure earlier...

Lactalis in talks to acquire soon-to-close German Saputo cheese plant

French dairy giant, Lactalis, is on the verge of acquiring Saputo’s soon-to-close cheese manufacturing facility in Heiden, Germany for an undisclosed price.

FDA dismisses reports of US import ban on French mimolette cheese

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has played down reports of an import crackdown on popular French-made mimolette cheese.

FrieslandCampina cheese and packing acquisition granted ‘conditional’ EC approval

FrieslandCampina has been given the go-ahead to complete its acquisition of Dutch specialist cheese manufacturer, Zijerveld, and its packing business - but only under conditions designed to ensure competition in...

DAIRYREPORTER.COM SPECIAL: DRIVING UP QUALITY, DRIVING DOWN COST

Product rejection: Quality and safety assurance drives down cost – FrieslandCampina

Product rejection and recall costs have the potential to run into the millions. Simply striving to drive up the quality and safety of finished products can reduce, or even avert,...

DAIRYREPORTER.COM SPECIAL: DRIVING UP QUALITY, DRIVING DOWN COST

Cut dairy packaging investment, risk profits and quality - Mintel

In the current economic climate, dairy processors are looking across their businesses for opportunities to reduce outgoings and increase margins. But firms that cut packaging investment are only risking profits...

DAIRYREPORTER.COM SPECIAL: DRIVING UP QUALITY, DRIVING DOWN COST

'No magic ingredient': Ensuring healthier dairy launches don't suffer a quality slide

There is no ‘magic ingredient’ dairy producers can use to counteract changes in product stability resulting from pressure to cut sugars, salt and fat, although newer non-thermal processes can help,...

DAIRYREPORTER.COM SPECIAL: DRIVING UP QUALITY, DRIVING DOWN COST

‘Quality’ dairy nutrients could slash US healthcare costs by billions: DRI president

Dairy products play an vital role in disease prevention, and could save the US healthcare system billions if consumers ate them at recommended levels, according to the Dairy Research Institute...

Dairy Farmers of America agrees $46m CME price fixing settlement

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) has agreed to pay $46m to settle a lawsuit that alleged it manipulated trading at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in an effort to drive...

EU geographical indication scheme ‘over-reach’ blocking dairy trade - USDEC

The US Dairy Export Council (USDEC) has reiterated its call for talks regarding the "over-reach" of the European Union (EU) geographical indication (GI) scheme, which it claims has created “de facto...

Redundant dairy workers to bring Stilton making back to Derbyshire

Two cheesemakers who were made redundant by Dairy Crest and Long Clawson Dairy are on a mission to bring traditional Stilton making back to Derbyshire.

Geographical indication-protected cheese sales hit €6.3bn – EC report

Worldwide sales of European Union (EU) geographical indication (GI)-protected cheeses - such as Grana Padano, Feta, and Roquefort - increased to more than €6bn in 2010, the European Commission (EC)...

Saputo to close Canadian cheese plant in domestic efficiency drive

Canadian dairy giant Saputo has announced plans to close a cheese manufacturing plant in Quebec – a decision aimed at improving the efficiency of its operations in the country.

Glanbia to capitalise on growth market strengths after 'strong' 2012

A “strong” financial performance in 2012 has left Glanbia is a “stronger position” to capitalise on its competitive advantage in growth markets, the Irish dairy processor has claimed....

Focus on nutritional qualities of cheese, not salt content – Dairy UK

Dairy UK has called on British regulatory authorities to focus more on the nutritional qualities of cheese, and less on salt content.

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Dairy UK to launch cheese export initiative

Dairy UK has announced plans to launch a Cheese Exporters Group – an initiative designed to encourage British cheese makers to focus more on export markets.

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