Regulation & Safety

Will European cheese exports be able to compete with domestic Canadian cheese under the CETA agreement? Pic: ©iStock/ecobo

EDA expresses CETA cheese concerns

By Jim Cornall

With implementation of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) looming, the European Dairy Association (EDA) said it still has concerns over the management of the cheese Tariff-Rate Quotas (TRQ).

Colombian dairy products can no longer be exported to Mexico following cases of foot-and-mouth disease in the country. Pic: ©iStock/Ruskpp

Mexico stops import of Colombian dairy products

By Jim Cornall

Mexico’s National Service for Agroalimentary Public Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) has suspended the importation of all dairy products from Colombia due to an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the South American country.

The IFDA has reacted to the US government's NAFTA renegotiation document positively. Pic: ©iStock/NiroDesign

IDFA pleased with key priorities in NAFTA renegotiation

By Jim Cornall

Canadian dairy policies and geographical indications are among the topics the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) wants the US government to tackle when North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations take place.

COPAN Diagnostics' MilkyWay instrument

To the MilkyWay to prepare pour plate TVCs

By Joseph James Whitworth

Copan Diagnostics has unveiled what it claims is the first fully automated instrument for preparing pour plate total viable counts (TVCs).