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Based on feedback from dairy producers, Congress made several changes to MPP-Dairy in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. Pic: ©Getty Images/steverts

USDA sets enrollment period for improved dairy safety net tool

By Jim Cornall

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is encouraging dairy producers to consider enrolling in the new and improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy), which will provide better protections for dairy producers from shifting milk and feed...

Saputo said it would divest the Koroit plant within a specified period to a buyer that will be approved by the ACCC. PIc: ©Getty Images/JohnCamemolla

Saputo takeover of Murray Goulburn gets ACCC green light

By Jim Cornall

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has said it will not oppose Saputo’s proposed acquisition of Murray Goulburn’s assets, after accepting a court-enforceable undertaking from Saputo to divest Murray Goulburn’s Koroit plant.

March was a busy month for launches in dairy aisles around the globe. Pic: ©Getty Images/piixypeach

March: What's new in the dairy aisles?

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It's time for our monthly round-up of some of the new products being launched in the dairy aisles around the world.

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DuPont and Inbiose infant formula HMO gains EU approval

By Will Chu

DuPont Nutrition & Health and Inbiose are reaping the rewards of their partnership as EU authorities approve their first human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) ingredient designed for use in infant formula.

TRU Aseptics took over Wild/ADM's aseptic facility in Beloit, Wisconsin, last year.

TRU Aseptics receives Grade “A” Dairy license

By Mary Ellen Shoup

TRU Aseptics (TRU), a processor and contract manufacturer of low acid products, has been approved as a Grade “A” Dairy Manufacturer and Interstate Milk Shipper by the state of Wisconsin Dairy Inspection program.

The Rapak Autokap 600 series is a single-head semi-automatic filling machine designed for a range of liquid products.

DS Smith Plastics creates product for Inalpi

By Jim Cornall

Italian dairy company Inalpi, a supplier of Ferrero Group, has worked with DS Smith Plastics to create a custom designed Bag-in-Box packaging format for food industry applications.