From dairy microbiology to canning practice, an overview of CSIRO
In 1926, the Commonwealth Government created the Council for
Scientific and Industrial Research, the body that later became
CSIRO. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of this event, several
functions were held throughout Australia...
Australian milk industry fights back after deregulation
Milk sales in Australia's supermarkets have dropped but production
is increasing, according to the Australian Dairy Corporation (ADC).
President Bush invests in food security
In his budget proposal for fiscal year 2003, President Bush will
include $131 million (€152m) in new spending to protect the
nation's food supply from animal and plant pests and diseases,
strengthen food safety programs and support...
Consumers and government discuss food hygiene
Food hygiene, youth issues, and food and farming will be on the
agenda when the UK Food Standards Agency Board holds its Open
Meeting in London on February 14 2002.
Changes to food labelling to harm food safety
The American Soybean Association (ASA) fears that mandatory GMO
labelling of foods might have adverse impacts on global food
Lycopene increasing in popularity
The potential health promoting characteristics of tomatoes have led
to a steady increase in the inclusion of the tomato carotenoid
lycopene as a food colour and a functional food ingredient.
Food forum says authorities should be transparent on food safety
Food safety regulators participating in a global food forum said
authorities should be completely open in assessing the risks during
food scares to avoid misunderstanding and public panic, reported
Russian dairy company set to milk offering
Russia's leading dairy products and fruit juices company is set to
launch an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange in
the next few weeks.
Nestlé sweetens ice-cream position
Nestlé sweetened its position as one of the world's largest
ice-cream makers on Thursday by agreeing to pay General Mills $641m
for the 50 per cent stake of Ice Cream Partners USA it did not
Food manufacturers demand freeze in milk prices
In a bid to provide a wide range of dairy products at competitive
prices, food manufacturers in Canada are demanding a freeze on the
price for industrial milk.
Dairy company chases dairy producer
Australian dairy company National Foods Ltd said on Monday it would
make a A$77 million (45 million euros) cash offer for Australian
dairy producer King Island Company Ltd.
Strong dairy and bakery growth boosts food processor
George Weston Ltd., Canada's biggest food processor and
distributor, posted higher profits on Tuesday, bolstered by strong
growth in its dairy and baking operations.
Dairy Crest consumer food profits rise 76 per cent
Britain's Dairy Crest Group reported a 39 per cent increase in
half-year profits on Wednesday and its shares moved higher after
the nation's biggest dairy firm gave an upbeat outlook.
Canadian consumers pay a milk premium
Canada's supply management system for milk may be costing consumers
$2.5 billion a year, according to the Fraser Institute.
Nestlé eyes up Haagen-Dazs
Swiss food giant Nestle AG is poised to take control of
Haagen-Dazs, one of the best-known brands of luxury ice cream
Dairy commodity prices deteriorate
The outlook for international dairy commodity prices has
deteriorated since the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Dairy e-commerce platform launches cheese trade
Dairy.com, an independent, Internet exchange serving the dairy
industry, announced on Thursday the launch of its cheese-trading
Danone buys US functional yoghurt
Groupe Danone, the France-based consumer products company, has
agreed to acquire a slice of the US functional yoghurt leader,