Regulation & Safety

The UK agricultural sector has committed to a reduction of 3m tonnes of CO2e by 2020. 

Dairy farmer turns to sequestration for carbon removal

By Jim Cornall

With the UK Government committed to reducing greenhouse gases by 80% on 1990 levels by 2050 (Climate Change Act 2008), many industry sectors are taking a close look at their operational methods and how they can play their part in helping to reach this...

The IDF Animal Health Report Issue 14 is free to download.

IDF Animal Health report 14 published

By Jim Cornall

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has today released the 14th edition of its Animal Health Report, presenting animal health and welfare research from 11 different countries and three international organizations.

FRISO TrackEasy takes parents through the processes of milk collection, packaging, final quality checks and more. Pic: FRISO

FRISO first brand in Singapore to enable formula milk tracking

By Jim Cornall

FRISO, a brand of Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina, has launched FRISO TrackEasy in Singapore, an industry-first smart packaging innovation that enables parents to experience the journey of FRISO's formula milk, starting from farms to Singapore.

Unlabeled dairy products will be banned in the EAEU once the legislation is passed. Pic: Getty Images/Evgeny Gromov

news in brief

EAEU reaches arrangement on introducing dairy product labeling

By Jim Cornall

The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) said it has reached fundamental arrangements on introducing the labeling of certain dairy products as the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states – Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan...

The ADC says more initiatives such as the GIVE MILK Act are necessary.  Pic: Getty Images/nicolesy

news in brief

American Dairy Coalition applauds introduction of GIVE MILK Act

By Jim Cornall

The American Dairy Coalition (ADC) said it applauds Congressman Fred Keller on his recently introduced bill designed to foster a taste for milk in children by offering an expanded variety of dairy products, including 2% and Whole fat milk, to participants...

DFA is the first US dairy cooperative to set a science-based target to reduce GHG emissions. Pic: Getty Images/Matt Anderson

DFA sets greenhouse gas reduction target

By Jim Cornall

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, has announced it is setting a science-based target and committing to reduce direct and value chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% by 2030, from a base year of...

Volpak has introduced live factory acceptance testing.  Pic: Volpak

Volpak introduces live remote FAT

By Jim Cornall

Volpak, a Coesia company that designs pouch packaging machines and solutions, is developing customer-assistance program based on advanced strategies to allow remote work on machines and systems.

 Pic: Mettler Toledo

Mettler-Toledo offers test option before purchase

By Jim Cornall

To help manufacturers access advice to select the right inspection equipment for their products, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is providing free product evaluation and testing services.

Consolidated data can be used to produce detailed reports. Pic: Eagle Product Inspection

Eagle introduces TraceServer software

By Jim Cornall

Eagle Product Inspection has developed proprietary TraceServer software that records production data and machine status information from one or more x-ray machines and consolidates it into a single, easy to interrogate SQL database.

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.

The IDFA said it believes Canada is not complying with the terms of the Agriculture Chapter of the USMCA agreement. Pic: Getty Images/Rowena Kong

IDFA praises USMCA but says Canada already violating it

By Jim Cornall

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), has sent a letter to the United States Trade Representative (USTR), which is thankful for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), but also expresses concern about Canadian dairy compliance.

Dairy Dialog podcast 89: KanPak, Take Two Foods, Novozymes, IATP

Dairy Dialog podcast 89: KanPak, Take Two Foods, Novozymes, IATP

By Jim Cornall

On the podcast this week, our guests are Larry McGill, corporate vice president, GSF and CEO of KanPak U.S.; Take Two Foods co-founder and CEO Sarah Pool and co-founder and COO Matt Olsofsky; Ulrich Irgens, from Novozymes OneHealth; and Shefali Sharma,...

The dairy code came into effect on January 1, 2020, as it was a key recommendation of the ACCC's 2018 dairy inquiry. Pic: Getty Images/JohnCarnemolla

ACCC looking into dairy code compliance

By Jim Cornall

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is monitoring the introduction of the new mandatory dairy code of conduct, including by checking processors’ compliance with the code, and said it is ready to take enforcement action where appropriate.

The IDFA described the move as a

IDFA welcomes FDA announcement on high protein milk

By Jim Cornall

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it is allowing the use of milk protein concentrate (MPC), milk protein isolate (MPI) and whey protein concentrate (WPC) in products labeled "high protein milk."

Christeyns Food Hygiene's Warrington site in the UK.  Pic: Christeyns Food Hygiene

BSI kitemark for Christeyns hand sanitizer

By Jim Cornall

UK-based Christeyns Food Hygiene, which manufactures specialist hygiene solutions, has become the first manufacturer to receive the globally-recognized British Standards Institution (BSI) kitemark for hand sanitizer.

Dairy Dialog podcast 88: Nutricia, FAIRR, Mettler Toledo, MVP Dairy

Dairy Dialog podcast 88: Nutricia, FAIRR, Mettler Toledo, MVP Dairy

By Jim Cornall

This week, guests on the podcast are Patrick Kamphuis, senior medical affairs director at Nutricia; Teni Ekundare, investor outreach manager, UK & Northern Europe, FAIRR Initiative; Frank Borrmann, market manager SBU Checkweighing, Mettler Toledo;...

For tall food products, the detection focus is different compared to other consumer packaged food products. Pic: Mekitec

Mekitec releases new x-ray inspection system for tall products

By Jim Cornall

Mekitec Group, a global manufacturer of food quality control systems based on x-ray technology, has launched a completely new X-ray inspection system, Sidemeki, targeted for the product safety and quality control needs of food and beverage producers worldwide.

PreScouter said the pandemic may not end before 2022. Pic: Getty Images/marieclaudelemay

PreScouter publishes coronavirus testing report

By Jim Cornall

PreScouter, a Chicago-based research intelligence firm, has released a new report that details all of the currently available COVID-19 workplace testing options, detailing the logistics and investment required for each option.

In addition to containment detection and quality checks, the machines can address inefficiencies that lead to downtime. Pic: Eagle Product Inspection

Eagle launches new x-ray solutions

By Jim Cornall

US company Eagle Product Inspection Inc. has launched the Eagle QuadView Short, with a more compact footprint, for x-ray inspection of jars and bottles with four-view coverage for glass-in-glass contaminant detection.

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.

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars