EU gives Germans milk money
Large-scale investment in Germany's milk sector looks set to be
given the go ahead. The payment of €40 million to the dairy group
Alois Müller has been approved under EU state aid rules.
FDA: Cloned animal milk may be safe
The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a
draft assessment regarding the safety of food products that are
taken from cloned animals. The results suggest that these products
are as safe for human consumption as...
First Milk promises milk price increase
First Milk, the 4,000 strong UK co-operative, intends to secure an
increase of milk prices for dairy farmers. The group said that it
will deliver an 'ardent push' which it hopes will result in an
increase of two pence per...
Cattle-feed supplement released to make milk healthier
A new cattle-feed supplement has been developed by scientists to
dramatically boost the content of unsaturated fatty acids over
saturated fats in cows' milk. The new supplemet is based on
naturally occurring proteins.
FDA urged to rethink cloning safety with milk
The American Organic Trade Association (OTA) has urged the Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) to rethink its preliminary statement
regarding products from cloned animals.
Glanbia to produce milk for Nigeria
Glanbia, the Irish dairy product maker, has joined forces with
Cussons, the UK group best known for its Imperial Leather soap, to
produce and market milk powder for the Nigerian market.
'Milk is milk' campaign reaches thousands
The American Center for Global Food Issues (CGFI) has brought its
campaign targeted at the false marketing of milk to industry
leaders at the Worldwide Food Expo in Chicago.
Semi-slimmed baby milk?
A major trial on European children is to examine how early
childhood diet can reduce the risk of obesity in later life. The
findings could lead to a developmentin new infant foods.
Welsh farmers could revolt over milk prices says MP
An MP from North Wales has urged the government to take note of
angry Welsh dairy farmers who he says will take to the streets if
retailers do not offer them more money for milk production.
EU fines Member States over milk quota
The EU has fined nine Member States a total of €320 million for
breaking annual milk production quotas. Italy has been hit the
hardest, having received a €234m fine.
Milk for energy
New Zealand dairy company Fonterra has developed an energy bar
prototype said to far exceed similar products on the market.
Milk boosts stronger bones in boys
Adolescent boys who drank three servings of milk daily while
experienced significantly greater increases in bone density
compared to those who drank juice, finds a new study.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has released
information aimed at advising dairy farmers on best food safety
A glass of milk a day keeps diarrhoea at bay?
Taking supplements of calcium could help the body fight E
coli, the bacteria often responsible for traveller's diarrhoea,
and a cause of illness in children and the elderly in developing
Request for phytosterols in milk
The Australian and New Zealand markets could soon see
cholesterol-lowering milks on sale, as the region's food agency
considers comments on a request from Parmalat Australia.