Regulation & Safety

The EDA said amendments will slow down the adaptation of the sector, which is facing increasing competition from producers outside Europe.

EDA disappointed in European Parliament vote

By Jim Cornall

The European Dairy Association (EDA) said it ‘regrets’ the direction taken by the European Parliament Committee on Agriculture (COMAGRI) in yesterday’s vote on MEP Herbert Dorfmann’s report.

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Food Safety Recall round-up 28 April - 4 May 2018

Recalls: Plastic, bacillus cereus and allergens

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Germany and Austria

The inquiry also analyzed the impact on the dairy industry of A$1 per liter milk, first introduced by major retailers in 2011. Pic: ©Getty Images/JohnCarnemolla

ACCC calls for regulations to help dairy farmers

By Jim Cornall

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released the final report arising from its dairy inquiry, which includes the key recommendation that a mandatory code of conduct be implemented to improve contracting practices between dairy...

Dairy UK says the Eating Better report cherry picks statistics that paint a false picture of the UK industry.

Dairy UK slams Eating Better report

By Jim Cornall

Dairy UK has responded angrily to the publication of a new report urging consumers to change their diet to include less meat and dairy products.

The New Zealand Commerce Commission reviews Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual and the base milk price calculation each dairy season.

Independent report says Fonterra should use higher asset beta

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Commerce Commission has released an independent report into whether Fonterra’s approach to estimating risk in calculating the cost of financing milk processing operations is consistent with competitive market outcomes.

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