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The Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms (CXS 206-1999) was adopted by Codex Alimentarius in 1999.

IDF publishes update on dairy terms guidance

By Jim Cornall

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has published an update to its Bulletin on the Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms, also known as the GSUDT.

The European Milk Board says producing organic milk isn't profitable for farmers in Germany.

How sustainable is organic milk?

By Jim Cornall

According to the “Ökobarometer 2019” survey on organic food products conducted by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), the demand for organic products from German consumers keeps growing.

The MOU allows the EPA to participate as a member of the Dairy Sustainability Alliance. Pic: Getty Images/Lemaniah

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy and EPA announce MoU

By Jim Cornall

The checkoff-founded Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it said will open doors for increased collaboration in areas of mutual interest and allow...

Tests are currently under way for the dairy industry to see how PET can tolerate temperatures of up to 120C during HTS.  Pic: Greiner Packaging

Greiner Packaging extends range of recycled materials

By Jim Cornall

While polypropylene (PP) and polystyrene (PS) are the most commonly used materials in the dairy packaging industry, some of the recyclates from both materials still lack approval for use in food packaging and have only limited availability.

Fonterra switched its Te Awamutu site to wood pellets, which will reduce coal use by almost 10%. Pic: Fonterra

Fonterra publishes 2020 Sustainability Report

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra said it has achieved its most encouraging sustainability results since starting annual reporting four years ago, but insists it is staying focused on what still needs to be done to reach its long-term targets.

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