All news articles for September 2022

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FDA to focus on improving infant formula industry’s accountability

By Teodora Lyubomirova

An internal review of the US Food and Drug Administration’s handling of the US infant formula supply shortage has put the industry’s food safety culture under scrutiny – with the FDA likely to devise sector-specific best practices to avoid future emergencies.

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Strong demand for dairy drives Fonterra profits up

By Teodora Lyubomirova

The co-op’s recorded its highest payout to farmers but its ingredients and active living portfolios play an increasingly key role in times of constrained milk supply.

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Product round-up: Dairy and vegan cheese

By Teodora Lyubomirova

From robust cheddars and lactose-free cottage cheese to the latest developments in dairy-free and plant-based formulations, DairyReporter rounds up some of the latest products from around the world.

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New Zealand to tweak export quota allocation rules

By Teodora Lyubomirova

The government is set to review the country’s dairy quota allocation system to ensure it’s ‘working well for everyone’ as exporters look to take advantage of the free trade agreements with the UK and the EU.

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‘Carbon neutral’ dairy co raises $12m

By Elaine Watson

Organic pasture-raised dairy co Neutral Foods – which is billing itself as a ‘carbon neutral’ brand through a combination of carbon reduction initiatives and offsets - has raised $12m in a series A round led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures.