Regulation & Safety

Organic products may be good, but the ASA has ruled Arla can't say organic dairy farms are good for the land.

Arla ‘good for the land’ ad falls foul of ASA

By Jim Cornall

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has ruled an Arla Foods Ltd ad that appeared in a local newspaper in November 2016 was misleading and cannot be run again.

Plant-based milk debate heats up state regulators weigh in at NCIMS

Plant Based Foods Association: 'I am not sure how this resolution helps'

Plant-based milk debate heats up as state regulators weigh in at NCIMS meeting

By Elaine WATSON

State milk regulators have weighed into the plant-based milk debate in a vote that was hailed by the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) as “the strongest statement yet that the abuse of dairy terms has gone too far," but dismissed as unhelpful...

Dairy farmers are voluntarily making a positive contribution to water issues, a new report says. Pic: ©iStock/naruedom

NZ dairy farmers tackling water issues, says new report

By Jim Cornall

An independently-audited report into New Zealand’s dairy farmers’ environmental challenges says ‘significant progress’ has been made in the three years since a water accord was adopted, but more progress is needed, according to the country’s Green Party.