Regulation & Safety

A new report on sustainable diets recommends a daily dairy intake of 250g, which the chief executive of Dairy UK, Judith Bryans, says is

New report recommends reduced dairy intake

By Jim Cornall

The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health has published a report, Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems, which is delivering the first full scientific review of what constitutes a healthy...

The government and especially farmers are able to point to ways they have been tackling environmental issues. Pic: ©Getty Images/Oknopo

Quick solutions needed for adverse effects of transformation from lamb to dairy

Industry and government take action to protect NZ waterways

By Richard Whitehead

It is one of the great ironies of dairy farming in New Zealand that animals are being accused of causing untold damage to the environment they live in.

Retail sales volumes of all key dairy categories have declined in the US since 2017, excluding natural cheese. Pic: ©GettyImages/sergeyryzhov

Tight margins and bad weather affected 2018 global milk production

By Beth Newhart

Rabobank has published its Dairy Q4 Quarterly report, which states the US saw just 1% growth in milk production in 2018, the lowest year-on-year (YOY) growth since 2013. Milk production was also down in the EU and Australia last year, but rose in New...

New evidence suggests any kind of light can spoil dairy products

By Beth Newhart

Light protection services and certification company Noluma has released new research that tackles the effects of light exposure on milk and other dairy products. Vitamin A, vitamin D and riboflavin levels in milk all begin to deplete after just two hours.

“This bill is a strong start to addressing the issues our producers are facing right now, particularly our dairy farmers.

Pending farm bill has big implications for dairy

By Beth Newhart

The US is close to passing a landmark $867bn farm bill after months of negotiation and compromise. It has already passed the Senate and the House and is expected to be signed into law by President Donald Trump within the coming days.

“If kids are not eating what is being served, they are not benefiting, and food is being wasted.

USDA finalizes new school meals rule

By Beth Newhart

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is relaxing school lunch nutrition standards put in place by the Obama Administration and giving more menu control back to schools. It focuses on flexibility for milk, whole grains and sodium standards.

Both brands are recalling products for allergy alerts.

Danone and Hiland Dairy issue products recalls

By Beth Newhart

Danone North America is recalling its Light & Fit Greek Crunch S’mores flavor, and Hiland Dairy is recalling its half-gallon Whole Chocolate Milk, both for an allergy alert.

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