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The new guidelines document from the EDA includes an explanation of terms and sample scenarios for dairy producers. Pic: ©Getty Images/reportman1985

EDA issues guidelines on Voluntary Origin Labelling

By Jim Cornall

The European Dairy Association (EDA) has issued its sectorial Guidelines for the voluntary indication of the origin of dairy products as an industry reference in the implementation of the new rules laid down in the EU Commission Implementing Regulation...

The deal to buy Ontario specialty cheese and yogurt company Shepherd Gourmet is valued at C$100m.

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Saputo buys Shepherd Gourmet Dairy

By Jim Cornall

Canadian dairy giant Saputo Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire the activities of Shepherd Gourmet Dairy (Ontario) Inc. for C$100m (US$77.7m).

The investment will enable Dairy Crest to process an additional 200m liters of milk every year.

Dairy Crest announces £85m cheese business investment

By Jim Cornall

UK dairy company Dairy Crest has announced it is investing £85m ($113.6m) in growing the capacity of its cheese business, £75m ($100m) of which will be invested at its Davidstow, Cornwall, plant.

In 2017, approval was given for Lithuanian dairy products to be exported to Algeria, Mexico and New Zealand.

Lithuanian dairy exports on the rise

By Jim Cornall

According to information from Lithuania’s State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS), the country’s dairy producers are successfully expanding the export of milk products.

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Food Safety Recall round-up 12-18 May 2018

Recalls: E. coli, Hepatitis E and mycotoxins

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, Scotland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Slovakia.

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