Puleva Biotech's human milk probiotic debuts in Spain
The first consumer product containing a probiotic strain derived
from human milk by Puleva Biotech has launched in Spain, and the
company hopes it may find a home in other foods for infants and
Organic milk sales booming in Britain
Britain needs more organic dairy producers to meet rapidly growing
demand for organic milk, says a new report, offering new
opportunities for the industry.
Milk and salmon contamination feature in food safety alerts
Alerts about ink chemicals in Italian milk and doctored salmon from
Norway dominate the latest EU's food safety advisory.
Scientists triple CLA content in milk
Milk from cows fed on soybeans and fish oils contained up to three
times more conjugated linoleic acids (CLA), says a US study,
suggesting new opportunities for functional dairy development.
UK dairy supports extension of school milk subsidy
Britain's dairy industry wants the government to extend its school
milk subsidy to secondary schools, after it emerged an extra €11m
in funding might still be available from the European Union.
Arla launches Mini30 milk in battle for Danish dairy
The dairy group's new, lower calorie milk technology may help it
re-gain ground on its home Danish milk market, after dropping
almost 10 per cent in market share and losing another supply
contract to a smaller rival.
UK government to keep school milk subsidy
Britain's government has announced it will carry on paying the
school milk subsidy, following a huge show of support for the
scheme from the country's dairy industry.
UK dairy industry unites behind school milk subsidy
Britain's dairy sector will hold a special, industry-wide meeting
to discuss how it can defend school milk subsidies, after a report
commissioned by the government said they should be scrapped.
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.