Regulation & Safety

Dairy danger

Dairy danger

UK dairy farmers using a new cup-removal system in their rotary
milking sheds are being warned to check for potentially fatal
trapping points. The announcement follows the death of a Riversdale
farmer.

Safer milk

Safer milk

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has released
information aimed at advising dairy farmers on best food safety
practices.

Milk to the rescue

Milk to the rescue

The US Food and Drug Administration has said that it is safe to
spray lactoferrin, a milk protein, on to beef carcasses to fight
disease-causing bacteria such as E. coli 0157:H7.

Extending dairy shelf life

Extending dairy shelf life

Research carried out at the Texas A&M university shows how
increasing the pressure during the milk homogenisation process
could improve dairy industry consumer products of tomorrow, claim
scientists this week.

Probiotic project

Probiotic project

As probiotics find increasing favour with food manufacturers a new
European funded study, PROGID, is set to investigate the impact of
two probiotic strains on easing the symptoms of inflammatory bowel
diseases (IBD).

Assessing gut bacteria

Assessing gut bacteria

An EU-funded project has developed new tools that enable more
extensive and rapid analysis of our gut microbiota than has been
possible earlier. Better knowledge of the microbiota may help
scientists to prevent gut diseases or improve...

FDA inspects NZ dairy sites

FDA inspects NZ dairy sites

Dairy multinational Fonterra, has confirmed that the US Food &
Drug Administration has inspected two of its New Zealand
manufacturing sites as part of the agency's moves to step up
vigilance of all major food manufacturer's...

Dairy training

Dairy training

Twelve people from five countries have been in Harbin attending a
technical training program on processing dairy products.

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