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Canadian listeria cheese warnings reiterated in US

US health authorities have issued a warning in relation to a variety of cheese and dairy products potentially contaminated with listeria monocytogenes – weeks after Canadian officials recalled the same products.

Chr. Hansen targets Eastern cottage cheese chic

Chr. Hansen claims its new Fresco 3000 culture series will increase customer’s cheese yield, reduce production costs and provide greater protection against bacteriophage attacks during fermentation, as the company targets...

Study shows cheese cuts cholesterol compared with butter equivalent

Cheese intake lowers LDL cholesterol when compared with butter intake of equal fat content, and does not increase said cholesterol levels compared with a normal diet.

Kraft counts cost of fighting controversial Canadian cheese regulations

Kraft Canada says it is 'disappointed' that the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has rejected its appeal calling for judicial review (JR) of controversial federal rules on cheese composition.

‘Doing nothing is not an option’ on cheese composition concerns, Dairy UK

Trade body Dairy UK has revealed to that it is concerned about the impact of the new EU Food Information Regulation (FIR) on UK cheese compositional standards.

Tetra Pak claims 20 per cent cost savings with new cheese blockformer

Tetra Pak claims that its new Tetra Tebel Blockformer will enable cheese producers to achieve electricity, air and water savings of 20 per cent per kilogram of cheese compared to...

Cheese and property boost profits at Dairy Crest

Higher cheese prices and profits from property sales helped Dairy Crest to a strong financial performance for the period ending September 30, according to city analysts.

Chr. Hansen hails new cheese culture club members

Danish food ingredients specialist Chr. Hansen is poised to launch a new range of cheese cultures that it claims will radically extend the shelf-life taste profile of products such as...

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Adams Foods launches cheese in tandem with Tesco

Adams Foods has launched a new cheese called 'Mu' in partnership with Tesco to fill a market gap for a 'family oriented' range.

Friesland Campina repositions low-fat cheese brand for international market

Dutch dairy company Friesland Campina (FC) has refreshed its packaging for low-fat cheese brand Milner, in an attempt to develop a consistent brand image.

Enzyme technology may overcome cheese ‘problems’

Enzyme technology may be one way of producing cheeses that are more natural, contain fewer additives, and are E-number and GM free.

Fonterra recalls cheese products

The New Zealand-based dairy giant Fonterra has announced a recall of its cheese products that are being sold in the Australian market, it said in a statement issued this week.

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Blaze wrecks Adams Foods’ cheese warehouse

More than 100 fire crew spent last night fighting a blaze at a cheese warehouse in Somerset operated by Adams Foods.

Carrefour recalls cheese after Listeria contamination.

Supermarket chain Carrefour has recalled a range of cheeses from stores in France and Monaco, after they were found to contain potentially deadly Listeria Monocytogenes bacteria.

Rabobank takes cold comfort in EU cheese

The EU cheese market is changing from a “comfortable place” where most producers are assured of growth to a cut-throat environment where rising raw milk prices are threatening margins.

EFSA stands by probiotic cheese rejection

The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) health claims panel says there are no grounds for it to alter its rejection of a claim that sought to link probiotic cheese consumption...

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Expensive Swiss exports puts strain on cheese producers

At least five cheese plants in Switzerland have closed since the beginning of 2011 due to reduced export sales, according to the national dairy association Swiss Milk Producers (SMP).

Call for more evidence on unpasteurised cheese safety

Food experts have called for more evidence before they can consider revising the advice they offer on the safety of unpasteurised or raw milk cheese.

Researchers to explore the causes of cheese spoilage

Researchers are developing a cost efficient method for the identification of microbial communities present in food, in the hope they can identify changes that lead go spoilage.

New cultures remove cheese bitterness, Chr Hansen

Chr Hansen is launching a new culture range which it says can remove bitterness in cheese.

New microbial enzymes aim to plug animal-free Italian cheese gap

Biocatalysts has launched a new range of microbial enzymes to produce Italian style cheese for processing applications without resorting to animal-derived products.

New natural alternative preservative for cottage cheese

A new cottage cheese preservative from Danisco offers manufacturers a natural alternative to its chemical predecessor, says the firm.

Study flags up need for process analytics in cheese making

A new Irish study evaluating the effects of milk composition has shown up the need for increased automation and control to ensure greater efficiency in industrial cheese making, according to...

Octal aims PET laminate sheet at cheese packaging

Oman-based Octal has launched a PET sheet product for cheese packaging that it claims offers up big production efficiency improvements.

Sargento reduces its cheese sodium content by up to 40 per cent

The sodium content in Sargento’s processed cheese brands can now be reduced by up to 40 per cent, without adding substitutes or affecting the flavour, the company claims.

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