Farmers, processors and industry bodies have been consulted on proposals that could see Ireland’s dairy herd reduced by as many as 65,000 cows per year to help the EU country meet its ag emissions obligations.
Mark Spencer MP refused to accept that reducing livestock grazing land was a viable solution to minimizing meat and dairy’s climate impact, and also eschewed lab-grown meat as an alternative food source.
The study's findings provide compelling arguments for policymakers, public health officials and nutrition experts to prioritize context-specific dairy development strategies that rely on the right mix of local dairy sector interventions and more...
The product, developed by University of Alberta, is 'the first of its kind' to have widespread benefits for cows, such as reducing inflammation that causes lameness and preventing reproductive health issues.
Arla Foods has signed a memorandum of understanding to continue its work on providing training and employment opportunities for the local dairy market, where commercial farming is under-developed and demand for milk is outstripping supply.
The bosses of Arla Foods UK, Müller Milk and Ingredients, and First Milk heard that British dairy needs to adopt a careful approach to its consumer messaging if the sector’s sustainability efforts are to be recognized by shoppers.
We speak to three of the biggest packaging manufacturers to find out what each is doing to improve recycling rates for mainstream packaging solutions like beverage cartons and plastic films. “As an industry, we have the ambition to achieve a 90% collection...
Cleantech startup Again and UK grocery delivery service Milk & More have teamed up in a bid to promote the adoption of reusable packaging, save millions of packaging items from landfill, and boost dairy suppliers’ sustainability credentials.
In a bid to provide healthier meals and reduce the amount of sugar and salt consumed by school kids, the USDA has proposed several updates to the school nutrition standards, with flavored milk potentially excluded from some kids' menus.
‘Our short supply chain means the money goes directly to the farmers,’ says CEO Simon Mellin as he opens up on his company’s quest to modernize the morning milkround – and make it more sustainable for both farmers and consumers.
The Organic Dairy Marketing Assistance Program (ODMAP) is designed to help small- and medium-sized dairies with up to 75% of their marketing costs and will be capped at the first five million pounds of anticipated production.
As feed prices continue to rise, 28 House and Senate representatives have urged the government to introduce relief measures for struggling organic dairies, or risk the industry’s future. We speak to NODPA executive director Ed Maltby to find out more.
Nutrient quality in plant-based beverages should be considered on a par with sustainability credentials, researchers say as they assessed the quality as well as quantity of micronutrients in common plant-based drinks.