Breaking News on Dairy Processing & Markets

Sectors > Fresh Milk

Milk Life replacing, not retiring got milk? campaign: MilkPEP

The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) has signaled its latest move away from its celebrity-driven 20-year old got milk? campaign, but insists that the iconic marketing program is not being...

US pasteurized dairy drug residue-free: FDA report

Tests for animal drug residues in more than 40,000 samples of pasteurized milk and milk products in the US returned no positive results, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report...

Operations set to begin at NZ$120m Fonterra UHT milk plant

Fonterra's NZ$120m ($99m, €73m) Waitoa UHT plant is on track to produce its first batches of Asia-destined Anchor brand long-life milk and cream in March – just over a year...

Sensor chip targets food safety

An EU project has created a disposable, mass-producible polymer-based nano-photonic sensor chip for a range of applications including food safety.

Horizon organic regulation breach claims 'wildly false': WhiteWave

WhiteWave Foods has slammed “wildly false allegations” that a former Horizon Dairy milk farm breached US Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Organic Program (NOP) regulations.

Multiple mycotoxins screening test successful

Researchers have successfully tested a method that can screen for multiple mycotoxins in milk-based infant formula and milk-based foods in a single analysis.

NZ to improve dairy traceability after Fonterra scare

In the wake of last year’s Fonterra whey protein concentrate (WPC) incident, the New Zealand government has established a working group designed to improve traceability in the country’s dairy sector....

US COMMODITIES CORNER

Why are US milk producer prices nearing a record high?

The prices paid to US milk producers in January 2014 were at a near record high, and are expected increase further in February. DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice...

Sub-Saharan milk cooler project awarded $1m grant

A US engineer has been awarded $1m (€735,000) to complete the development of a biogas-powered milk cooler for sub-Saharan dairy farmers that lack access to refrigeration.

ISO expands protein measurement method to goat, sheep milk

On the back of "increasing commercial interest" in products such as goat's milk and sheep's milk, the International Standards Organization (ISO) and the International Dairy Federation (IDF) have expanded the...

India’s milk prices hiked again, though much of it is adulterated

As milk prices go up by a further Rs2 per litre, India’s Supreme Court has gone on record to acknowledge milk adulteration as “serious”, and has demanded that individual states...

LIVE FROM DAIRY FORUM 2014

The new got milk? MilkPEP unveils ‘next 20 year campaign’

The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), the organization behind the famous got milk? campaign, has unveiled two new national marketing programs, including one it believes will become its “next 20...

News in brief

Cows' milk makes kids behave likes cows: Ghanian health expert

Stressing the need for mothers to exclusively breastfeed, the president of the Ghana Heart Foundation reportedly said that parents who feed their child cows’ milk risk seeing them grow-up to...

Calcium absorption theory 'insufficient' to explain milk tolerance: Study

Analysis of DNA data from the 5,000-year old skeletal remains of eight Iberian farmers suggests that the widely cited theory of calcium absorption was not the only reason Europeans evolved...

Smelling the fat: Odours are the first signal to levels of dietary fat, say Monell researchers

Smell is the first of our senses to detect a food’s fat content, according to new research that suggests using 'fat odours' could make low-fat foods more palatable.

News in brief

WhiteWave Foods secures Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Creamer license

WhiteWave Foods has entered into a licensing agreement with Dunkin’ Donuts to manufacture and market Dunkin’ Donuts Coffee Creamers.

Saputo to expand fluid milk business through Scotsburn deal

Saputo has moved to increase its presence in Atlantic Canada through the acquisition of the Scotsburn Cooperative Services’ fluid milk business.

Fonterra cream E.coli recall proves safety system 'works': Federated Farmers

Fonterra's decision to recall 8,700 bottles of potentially E.coli-contaminated fresh cream proves only that the cooperative's "quality assurance system works," New Zealand dairy farmer representative, Federated Farmers, has claimed....

Vinamilk gets government go-ahead for Cambodian dairy deal

The Vietnamese government has given Vinamilk the go-ahead by to pursue its latest international investment – the purchase of a majority stake in Cambodian dairy processor, Angkor Dairy Products.

News in brief

Dairy Farmers of Ontario hit by PETA dehorning protests

Dairy Farmers of Ontario has reiterated its commitment to animal welfare after being targeted by a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) protest against the practice of dehorning.

Fonterra recalls Anchor fresh cream over E.coli fears

Fonterra Brands NZ is recalling thousands of bottles of fresh cream in New Zealand after tests revealed that the products may be contaminated with E.coli.

US COMMODITIES CORNER

Why was 2013 'a very good year' for US dairy?

Increasing milk prices, falling feed prices, and strong global demand for dairy meant 2013 was a "very good year" for the US dairy industry, according to DairyReporter.com US dairy commodities expert...

Functional dairy: Milk is 'ideal platform' for bioactive polyphenol delivery, finds study

Milk could act as the ideal protective carrier for bioactive nutrients such as the polyphenol epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), say researchers.

Dean Foods, DFA facing alleged 'conspiracy not to compete' lawsuit

A dismissed antitrust lawsuit alleging a “conspiracy not to compete” between Dean Foods, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and National Dairy Holdings (NDH) has been reinstated by a US federal...

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.

Key Industry Events

On demand Supplier Webinars

High Pressure Processing for Beverages
Avure Technologies
Bottling solution for Liquid dairy products
GEA Process Engineering Inc.
All supplier webinars