The first research of its type in Australia has concluded that
genetically modified sheep grow bigger and faster, produce double
the amount of milk, can grow more wool, but require more care,
reports the Commonwealth Scientific and...
Finnish dairy company Valio is launching its patented lactose-free
milk in Sweden, following the success of the product on the home
market. The company claims that unlike low-lactose milk, its
lactose-free milk tastes exactly the...
A consortium of European experts, at the request of the European
Commission, has issued a report that analyses the impact of future
options for the milk quota system and the common market
organisation for milk and milk products.
A recent study in US schools shows that students' milk consumption
and nutrition status can be significantly improved by increasing
the range of flavours on offer and the quality of milk provided in
Pregnancy may lower a woman's risk of cancer but drinking milk
could raise it, researchers reported this week. Both factors, as
well as the use of hormone replacement therapy, affect levels of a
hormone that may influence the...
Dairy farmers in UK received a boost this week with the decision of
several retail groups to increase milk prices. But the long term
problems will remain unless the middle men - milk processors - can
be persuaded to pay more for their...
Children who avoid drinking cows' milk are twice as likely to
fracture bones than their milk-drinking counterparts, according to
researchers at the University of Otago in New Zealand. The
researchers advise children who do not...
Indonesian instant noodle producer Indofood Sukses Makmur has
delayed the construction of a milk plant in East Java, worth $36
million, because the company claims it wants to focus on its core
noodle manufacturing business.
Milk drinking among American teenagers has increased for the first
time in six years, claims a new report, which finds that effective
marketing of flavoured milk could help improve the diets of many