Dairy farmers across Europe say they are temporarily calling for an
end to ongoing strikes that have threatened milk supply in the
bloc, after industry players agreed to enter talks over the pricing
for their products.
French authorities have approved revisions for the production of
camembert cheese, which only allows products derived from raw milk
to carry the sought after AOC Appellation Contrôlée (AOC) Camembert
Milk Link, a UK-based dairy cooperative, has announced it has
completed a major investment at its Oswestry cheese-packaging
plant, which its claims will become one of the most advanced sites
of its kind in the country.
Lower input non-organic and organically produced milk has been
found to contain significantly higher levels of beneficial fatty
acids, vitamins and antioxidants compared to higher chemical use
sources, a new UK study claims.
A leading US dairy cooperative has denied any wrongdoing over
allegations that it may be involved in price fixing for some of its
products, as yet another country finds its dairy markets under
UK dairy farmers remain committed to stepping up production levels
amidst ongoing EU agricultural reforms, though further falls in
their profitability could yet lead to significant output decline,
according to recently published findings.
The global dairy industry could be set to follow its UK
counterparts by adopting similar environmental commitments to those
set out as part of the country's milk roadmap unveiled announced
last week, an leading expert says.
UK dairy processors will be required to ensure that they do not
send any factory produced waste to landfill sites by 2020 as part
of a raft of new proposals to improve the industry's environmental