Dairy Health Check

Among the report's many reccomendations is a reduction in the consumption of beef, lamb and dairy by at least 20% per person.

UK report recommends dairy reduction of 20%

By Jim Cornall

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) an independent, statutory body in the UK established under the Climate Change Act 2008, is recommending a reduction in dairy intake of 20%.

The IICMA warned of several negative impacts of reduced SMP supply. Pic: Getty Images/Ram Tekale

Concerns in India over possible ice cream price hike

By Jim Cornall

Ice-cream and frozen-dessert manufacturers in India are facing difficulties in finding skimmed milk powder (SMP), as stock is not available in the market and there is sudden hike in its unit price.

UPenn studies climate change through dairy cows

By Beth Newhart

Cows digest millions of tons of food every year that is not suitable for humans, making them ‘critical partners’ in developing sustainable, regenerative agro-food systems. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are studying the positive impacts...

The study findings align with the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2015–2020). Pic: Getty/DenizA

Drinking 2% milk ages adults faster than 1% milk

By Beth Newhart

Adults who drink 1% or nonfat milk were found to age less biologically than adults who drink 2% or whole milk. The new study from Brigham Young University (BYU) analyzed milk fat intake and telomere length.

Positive dairy reaction as USMCA passes Senate

By Beth Newhart

After months of uncertainty, the US Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) has officially passed the US House and Senate. President Donald Trump said he will sign it into law next week.

The NFU said it is concerned by the potential threat to the dairy industry of the UK trading on WTO rules.

Future trade policy key for dairy sector says NFU

By Jim Cornall

Securing free and frictionless trade with the EU and safeguarding British food standards will be crucial for the UK dairy sector to grow, prosper and deliver quality products the public expects, National Farmers' Union (NFU) vice president Stuart...

The Network will be a platform for women to discuss challenges and create shared strategies for advancing their careers.  Pic: Getty/shironosov

IDFA debuts Women in Dairy Network

By Beth Newhart

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) will host its annual forum later this month in the US, featuring a coalition dedicated to advancing women in the industry for the first time.

“DHA Omega-3 helps support brain health for people of all ages and represents a simple way that consumers can make a healthy choice.

‘Veganuary’ drives plant-based dairy-alternative launches

By Beth Newhart

Eating healthier is a common New Year's resolution that brands like to capitalize on every year. New plant-based dairy alternatives are kicking off 2020, trying to tap into the oat, almond and coconut-based craze that’s challenging the dairy industry.

Wisconsin lost nearly 1,500 dairies in two years, despite the industry's significant contribution to the state's economy. Pic: Getty/Dcwcreations

More than 800 Wisconsin dairies closed in 2019

By Beth Newhart

Data from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture revealed that a record 10% of dairy farms in Wisconsin shuttered last year. It topped 2018’s loss of 7.25%.

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