Regulation & Safety

The ADC is concerned the necessary votes needed to pass USMCA may be lost if the process is carried into 2020. Pic: ©Getty Images/AlexLMX

ADC expresses USMCA delay concerns

By Jim Cornall

The American Dairy Coalition (ADC) and its member producers across the nation have expressed concern that the vitality of the nation’s dairy industry will continue to be impaired if there is not swift passage of the U.S.-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA)...

DFA chose its accelerator startups based on innovation potential and

DFA wraps up accelerator and merger deal

By Beth Newhart

In late June the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) started a merger with St. Albans Cooperative Creamery. It also held the Demo Day for six agriculture and dairy startups in its third annual accelerator.

Commission Chair Anna Rawlings said the case served as a strong reminder to businesses that they must be mindful of agreeing prices with a distributor that competes with them in the retail market. Pic: ©Getty Images/geckospake

Milfos to pay NZ$825,000 in price-fixing case

By Jim Cornall

GEA Milfos International Limited (Milfos) has been ordered to pay a penalty of NZ$825,000 (US$548,430) in the Auckland High Court after admitting it engaged in price-fixing with competitor Dairy Automation Limited (DAL) between at least October 2012 and...

Wisconsin wants more kids to drink milk

By Beth Newhart

As Wisconsin’s dairy farms continue to decline, the state assembly is encouraging more children to consume milk, particularly through school lunch programs.

“Today’s dairy aisles are continuously changing to keep up with consumer demand for affordable as well as premium products.

DSM puts early childhood nutrition on display at IFT

By Beth Newhart

DSM Ingredients of the Netherlands showcased its products for all stages of life at the 2019 IFT show in New Orleans last week. Preconception, pregnancy, nursing, infants, toddlers and kids all fit into its portfolio of food and beverage ingredients....

Fair Oaks Farms is one of 30 farms that provide milk to fairlife.

Fairlife and Coca-Cola deal with Fair Oaks abuse fallout

By Beth Newhart

Last week, an undercover video surfaced showing severe calf abuse at Fair Oaks Farms. The Indiana-based farm supplies milk to ultrafiltered milk brand fairlife, which is a Coca-Cola Company partner. Several retailers have pulled the products from shelves...