The United Nations adopted a draft resolution on improving global nutrition last week. Calling for a focus on improved education to combat obesity, the agency remained silent on the key issues of taxation and nutritional labelling.
Prior to an EU Council meeting, Michel Nalet, chair of the European Dairy Association (EDA), addressed a letter to EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker regarding recent barriers to the single market.
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.
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.
During the 7th IFCN Regional Workshop in Pune, India, recently, 80 dairy experts from more than 55 dairy-related organizations and companies discussed the milk quality and dairy exports potential of India.
New analysis from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) demonstrates a decrease in dairy emissions intensity. The study was commissioned by the Dairy Sustainability Framework (DSF).
After months of back-and-forth and a tumultuous summer of trade disputes between the US, Canada and Mexico, the three North American nations have officially signed the US Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), dismantling the previous North American Free Trade...
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has declared milk in India to be ‘largely safe’ following reports from its 2018 National Milk Quality Survey, holding ‘poor farm practices’ responsible for current contaminations.
There may be deficiencies in hygiene procedures during the production and storage of cheese in Brazil, with a new study finding viral and bacterial contamination of fresh and ripened semi-hard cheeses.
After announcing a commitment to review the labeling standards for dairy and non-dairy products over the summer, the FDA is extending its comment period by 60 days to allow more time for the public to weigh in on the issue.
Danone Nutricia says it is committed to a new Code of Practice encouraging responsible infant formula marketing and transparency in what is already a highly regulated industry, in which it believes ‘is not appreciated by some stakeholders’.