R&D

The days of counterfeit food and drink products could be numbered, as bioanalysis technology becomes commercially available. Pic: Getty Images/BWFolsom

Research helps cheese producers reduce waste

By Jim Cornall

Cheese could be ripened for months or even years before a problem is discovered, an issue that could cause it to be sold off cheaply as an ingredient for processed cheese.

Pic: Getty Images/Madeleine_Steinbach

Study shows oregano oil boosts milk production

By Jim Cornall

A trial carried out at Federal University in Brazil during the hot season found the 100% natural oregano essential oil (OEO) feed additive, Orego-Stim, from Anpario, increased milk yield and energy corrected milk yield in Jersey cows post-calving.

The new test allows dairy farms and companies to test their cows to detect the A1 beta-casein allele and identify A2 milk-producing cows. Pic: SwissDeCode

Swiss company launches rapid test to identify A2 milk-producing cows

By Jim Cornall

Swiss foodtech company SwissDeCode is launching the DNAFoil A2 Cow Test, a rapid kit that allows dairy farms and companies to test their cows independently and on the spot, in order to detect the presence of the A1 beta-casein allele and identify A2 milk-producing...

ATOM was recently used in a project to reduce salt in cheese snacks.  Pic: Getty Images/metamorworks

Givaudan launches AI tools for product development

By Jim Cornall

Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has announced the launch of its Advanced Tools for Modelling (ATOM), which use artificial intelligence to optimize food and flavor formulation and facilitate co-creation and collaboration with customers.

Fonterra said it recognizes emissions produced by cows are a contributor to the country’s emissions and is working to find ways to reduce them. Pic: Getty Images/Tatomm

Fonterra turns to DSM to lower carbon footprint

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra and Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, are teaming up to work on reducing on-farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in New Zealand.

The new approach will use mass spectrometry.

New project to tackle bovine mastitis

By Jim Cornall

A research project to tackle bovine mastitis and reduce the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics in dairy cattle – the widescale use of which can contribute to the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – is being launched by the Institute for Global...

The program is delivered by UKRI, with the Global Food Security Programme, BBSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC, Defra, DHSC, PHE, Innovate UK and FSA.

Boost for UK researchers to transform food systems

By Jim Cornall

UK research projects that seek to fundamentally transform the UK food system, by placing healthy people and a healthy natural environment at its center, received a £24m ($32.9m) boost last week.

Max Rye and Fengru Lin from Turtle Tree Labs. Pic: Turtle Tree Labs

TurtleTree Labs raises $6.2m for cell-based milk technology

By Jim Cornall

TurtleTree Labs, the biotech company pioneering the method to produce milk using cell-based technology, has announced the close of an oversubscribed $6.2m Pre-A funding round from new and existing global investors including Green Monday Ventures, Eat...

DFA accepting applications for 2021 accelerator program

By Jim Cornall

Five years after launching its initial accelerator program, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is gearing up for its 2021 program with the announcement of a new name, DFA CoLab Accelerator, and continued focus on helping accelerate and grow ag-tech and dairy...

Dairy Dialog podcast 97: USDEC, Boss Dog and Innodelice

Dairy Dialog podcast 97: USDEC, Boss Dog and Innodelice

By Jim Cornall

On this week’s podcast - alongside our weekly look at the global dairy markets with Charlie Hyland from StoneX - we chatted with Annie Bienvenue, vice president, technical services, and Kristi Saitama, vice president, ingredient marketing from USDEC;...

Dairy Dialog podcast 95: Royal DSM, InnovoPro, Fonterra

Dairy Dialog podcast 95: Royal DSM, InnovoPro, Fonterra

By Jim Cornall

On this week's podcast, we chat with Pim van Hee, manager innovation R&D and technology, Royal DSM; Taly Nechustan, CEO of InnovoPro; and Brent Vautier, senior research technologist at Fonterra. We also have our weekly look at the global dairy...

“We want to find out as many details as we can about milk because it is so important, but so little is known about its chemistry,” Remoroza said. Pic: R. Press/NIST

New research identifies 80 new oligosaccharides

NIST says expanded milk database will help infant formula manufacturers

By Jim Cornall

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the US have recently doubled the size of a reference library that includes examples of a certain type of carbohydrate found in milk from humans and several other animals.

DuPont has published an update to its work in the field of early life nutrition. Pic: DuPont

DuPont reports on early life nutrition studies

By Jim Cornall

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences recently released the findings of a study showing the effects Care4U 2’-FL had on dental caries-associated bacterium Streptococcus mutans.

Lactanet and DFC have been working collaboratively since 2016 towards the common vision of a national dairy cattle traceability program.

DairyTrace set for fall implementation

By Jim Cornall

Lactanet Canada and policy and lobby group Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) have announced that DairyTrace, the national dairy cattle traceability program will become a reality in the fall of 2020, providing a single, common framework for dairy farmers to...

Dairy Dialog podcast 86: Tate & Lyle, Royal DSM, Crisp. Pics: (Computer) Getty Images/simpson33; (field) Tate & Lyle; (pizza) Royal DSM

Dairy Dialog podcast 86: Tate & Lyle, Royal DSM, Crisp

By Jim Cornall

On this week’s Dairy Dialog’s podcast, we have three guests: Anna Pierce, director of sustainability at Tate & Lyle; Bob Savage, product application expert, cheese, at DSM; and Are Traasdahl, co-founder and CEO of Crisp. We also have our weekly look...

Humans collaborating with robots in manufacturing processes should be provided with maximum safety combined with ease of use, while meeting new requirements for adequate distancing of workers in manufacturing sites, all of which can be delivered with the latest cobot, the MELFA ASSISTA from Mitsubishi Electric. Pic: Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi produces new cobot

By Jim Cornall

Mitsubishi Electric’s new collaborative robot, the MELFA ASSISTA, has been developed to work alongside human operators without the need for guards or safety fences, while meeting requirements for adequate distancing of workers in manufacturing sites.

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