The US Food and Drug Administration has said that it is safe to
spray lactoferrin, a milk protein, on to beef carcasses to fight
disease-causing bacteria such as E. coli 0157:H7.
UK supermarket chain Waitrose has begun sales of buffalo milk this
week. The product is being sold in two stores in Milton Keynes and
UK dairy farmers are planning to market the controversial A2 milk,
said to be better for the heart, and also claimed to help children
with autism, according to a report.
The UK's Dairy Council has responded to a survey conducted by
researchers from Helsinki University, which found that starting the
day without food was associated with unhealthy lifestyles.
The National Farmers' Union (NFU) has said that the whole milk
supply chain must demand price increases from its customers if
farmers are to receive an increase in farm gate prices.
The UK's Dairy Council has produced The Nutritional Composition of
Dairy Products, a guide to the nutritional value across a variety
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is to investigate allegations of
price-fixing at some of Britain's largest dairy operations.
Organic drinks have increased in popularity in recent years. One of
the latest products to be launched is an organic milk drink
available in a recyclable carton.
Moves to increase market share drove Belgian soy product developer
Alpro to develop a chocolate flavour fresh soya milk for the
The components in milk fat could be responsible for lower rates of
asthma among young children, concludes a study in Thorax.
DuPont Qualicon has developed the BAX system PCR assay for
detecting Enterobacter sakazakii in infant formula and dry
Researchers have found that milk drinks that contain non-esterified
plant sterols can significantly inhibit cholesterol absorption.
French powdered milk manufacturer Ingredia is about to implement a
Connoisseur process control system from Invensys in an effort to
improve production quality and efficiency.
Researchers in the US believe that fermented milk may eliminate or
drastically reduce symptoms related to lactose intolerance in
people with the allergy.
The UK Dairy Council is launching a campaign to try to improve the
image of milk.