UK milk campaign targets health workers
Britain's Milk Development Council said it plans to start a new
health campaign for milk targeted at health professionals and the
media as well as consumers.
EU milk quota harming Polish dairy sector
Joining the European Union may have created as many pitfalls as
opportunities for Poland's dairy industry, says a new report,
warning the sector may struggle to deal with production quotas.
UK government could scrap school milk subsidies
The UK dairy industry has leapt to the defence of school milk
subsidies in Britain after a report commissioned by the government
said they were wasting money and should be scrapped.
Arla UK to battle soft drinks with One Shot milk
Dairy group Arla UK is set to launch Cravendale One Shot milk
drinks this month to compete directly with soft drinks and begin
making use of the firm's record investment in 2005.
Cow's milk not to blame for gut problems
Drinking cow's milk may not be to blame for gastrointestinal
disturbances amongst young adults, report researchers from Finland.
Milk vending scheme for UK schools in 2006
Plans to put milk and dairy products into UK school vending
machines next year, backed by the government as part of its healthy
eating drive, offers new opportunities to dairy firms.
Iodine in milk linked to teenage acne
Iodine in milk may be a main cause of teenagers' acne outbreaks,
says a US dermatologist, though hard evidence of a link remains
scarce and disputed.
US law opens schools to milk processors
A new law allowing American schools to sell milk anywhere at any
time instead of just at the canteen may help milk processors to
fight back against soft drink dominance.
Milk Council fears losses from levy change
Government proposals to change the way money is collected from UK
dairy producers for industry-wide initiatives will cut funds and
bring less efficiency, says the Milk Development Council.
Skimmed milk cuts hypertension risk
Drinking skimmed milk can cut the risk of high blood pressure by
half, according to a large new study from Spain.
Machine doses milk with omega-3, without the fishy smell
A method of enriching milk with Omega 3 will result in products
without the fishy taste associated with the oil, Tetra Pak says in
marketing a dosing machine for the nutrient.
Osmosis cuts Fonterra's milk transport costs
A reverse osmosis machine capable of extracting excess water from
milk is expected to significantly cut transport costs for New
Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra.
No extra profit for organic milk producers
Organic milk producers can make the same profit as their non-organic counterparts, says one study, but their products may not be any healthier.
Nestlé baby milk recall begins due to concerns over packaging ink
As Nestlé recalls two million litres of baby milk in four European
countries due to a packaging problem, the company is attempting to
calm consumer fears that their children were in danger ofingesting
a printing chemical from drinking...
New project probes functional properties of milk
A dairy research body in Australia will get $300,000 of government
money to examine bioactive material in milk that could be used to
develop novel functional foods.