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Lactanz receivership will not create milk shortage, says Australian processor

Australian dairy processor Brownes has played down concerns about a potential summer milk shortage following the recent announcement that its supplier, Lactanz, has gone into receivership.

Sacmi sets sights on yogurt drinks, flavoured milk with CBF preform size and resin range developments

Sacmi is working to further develop its “innovative” compression blow forming (CBF) technology, in an effort to increase the appeal of the equipment to dairy product manufacturers.

Western Australia needs more than two freight ships to Asia, says dairy firm

A Western Australia dairy processor, Harvey Fresh, has called for government investment in the state’s freight networks for reliable access to booming Asian consumer markets.

Tetra Pak to enter bio-based LDPE supply agreement with Braskem

Tetra Pak is set to enter into an supply agreement with Brazilian sugar cane-based biopolymer producer, Braskem - a deal the Switzerland-based firm has heralded as a "further step" in the development...

That'll put hair on your chest! Wing-Co 'Man Fur Coat' ad urges men to man up

A coat made entirely out of male chest hair has been commissioned by Wing-Co - a new protein-enriched, chocolate-flavored milk brand - to encourage men all over the UK to...

Dairy Crest, Nampak Plastics unveil efficiency-driven 'link building' investment

Dairy Crest and Nampak Plastics have unveiled a “link building” between their neighbouring plants in Foston, Derbyshire - an investment that enables the movement of plastic milk bottles from one to the...

NMPF calls for 'significantly increased' access to Canadian dairy market

The National Milk Producers Federation’s (NMPF) has approved a resolution opposing any Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement which does not substantially dissolve Canadian protections against US dairy imports.

TINE heralds high-protein, high calcium Styrk development as ‘completely new type of milk’

Norwegian dairy processor, TINE, has developed what it describes as a “completely new type of milk” – a fat-free, vitamin D-enriched product that contains around 50% more protein and calcium than ordinary...

Thermoformed bottle cap use could reduce US dairy industry carbon emissions: study

The adoption of thermoforming technology to manufacture milk bottle caps could help to reduce the US dairy industry’s carbon footprint, researchers from the University of Arkansas have claimed.

Fonterra vows to stop sourcing milk from land affected by oil and fracking waste

Fonterra has vowed to no longer accept milk from any new dairy suppliers based in areas of New Zealand where oil industry and fracking waste has been spread and covered,...

Dean Foods' Shenandoah’s Pride dairy brand terminated through plant closure

Dean Foods has announced plans to close its Springfield, Virginia dairy plant within the next two months - a move which will see the end of its Shenandoah’s Pride brand...

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Tetra Pak teams up with Myanmar government to boost school-age milk consumption

Tetra Pak has teamed up with its parent company, Tetra Laval, and the government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to launch a school milk programme in the...

Tetra Pak eyes UK ‘added-value’ milk opportunity after M&S listing

Tetra Pak tells that high-end UK retailer Marks & Spencer’s (M&S’s) move to stock long-life milk for the first time shows that consumer attitudes are changing, while aseptic packaging...

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'Badger-friendly' milk only guaranteed in three UK supermarkets, says charity

Only three UK supermarkets – Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and Asda – can guarantee that their own-brand fresh milk does not come from dairy farms within badger cull zones, a...

Got milk? Not any more, according to NHANES data showing fluid milk consumption continues to fall

Despite concerted efforts to promote the consumption of low-fat dairy products from the industry and the government alike, Americans are drinking less and less milk, according to new research.

Camel milk inhibits growth of colon cancer cells, find researchers

A component of camel milk may stop the growth of colon cancer cells, according to a study.

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Romer Labs unveils lateral flow test kits

Romer Labs has launched two lateral flow test kits (LFDs) for the detection of total milk and of b-Lactoglobulin in food, rinse waters and swab samples (environmental samples).

Misdiagnosed cow’s milk allergy in infants ‘potentially harmful’ - study

Parents and doctors must be more aware of the importance of objectively diagnosing milk allergies in infant to “prevent potential nutritional deficiencies,” according to a team of Israeli researchers.

Bio-based carton cap ‘important step’ towards 100% renewable packaging solution – Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak has heralded the launch of its latest development - a high density polyethylene (HDPE) carton cap made from sugar cane – as “another important step” towards its goal of a...

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Hong Kong recalls Australian low-fat milk over excessive bacterial count

The Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has ordered the recall of an Australian low-fat milk product after routine tests found a bacterial count exceeding the legal limit.

FDA urged to 'keep milk milk' and reject flavoured milk sweetener petition

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has called on the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to “keep milk milk” and reject a petition requesting an amendment to the standard of identity...

MPs call for milk contract legislation if no 'tangible improvements' made

A group of British politicians has called on the government to consider legislation to bind contracts between dairy farmers and processors if the current Voluntary Code of Best Practice on Contractual...


‘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...

Back-again Danone prepares for China dairy threesome

Danone has agreed a series of deals with Cofco, China’s largest food company, and Hong Kong-listed China Mengniu.


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

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