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Cheddar cheese contains abundance of salt, according to campaign group Action on Salt. Image Source: Getty Images/J Shepherd

Does cheese contain too much salt?

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Most hard cheeses contain an abundance of salt according to campaign group Action on Salt. But is this too much? And how easy is it for cheese producers to cut down on salt content?

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New Culture self-determines GRAS status for its animal-free casein

By Deniz Ataman

New Culture self-affirms its animal-free casein is Generally Recognized As Safe following an independent review of experts, which brings it one step closer to selling its animal-free cheese in retail, while strengthening its partnerships with foodservice...

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Regenerative ag label to launch in the US

By Teodora Lyubomirova

The Soil & Climate Health Initiative (SCI) is launching a new label that represents ‘a holistic, science-based commitment to farming systems’. We speak to MD Adam Kotin to find out more.

Foodies are falling for luxury butters in a big way. GettyImages-carlosgaw

Foodies are falling for luxury butters in a big way

By Donna Eastlake

Whether you’re spreading it (generously) on a crumpet, making pastry for a pie or baking a cake, butter is a kitchen essential that’s loved by many. But this humble ingredient is having something of a luxury makeover and food lovers are flocking.

Could oil derived from chilli peppers get cows to burp out less methane? Image: Getty/travenian

Can botanicals improve milk production in dairy cows?

By Teodora Lyubomirova

Researchers from the Penn State University experimented with supplementing dairy cows two types of botanicals and measured the effects on lactational performance, methane emissions and nutrient utilization.

The Forever Feed Mill will grow Automated Sprouted Grain in an indoor controlled environment.  Photo credit: Forever Feed Technologies and Dr Greenhouse

Indoor animal feed concept could be rolled out across US

By Michelle Perrett

California’s Forever Feed Technologies has partnered with Dr Greenhouse to design the controlled environment for an enterprise-scale indoor feed mill at the River Ranch Dairy in Hanford, California.