Dairy Health Check

Moo Money points can be earned now through April 28 and dairy alternatives are not eligible.

California residents can now earn rewards for buying milk

By Beth Newhart

The California Milk Processor Board (CMPB) has announced a new loyalty program that will allow California residents to accrue rewards from buying fluid milk products. ‘Moo Money’ will run through April.

Are consumers really confused by dairy alternative names? Pic: ©GettyImages/byheaven

Plant-based labels argument continues

By Beth Newhart

In 2018 the FDA committed to looking into the arguments surrounding plant-based dairy alternative product labels using dairy terms. The agency collected public input on the debate until January 25.

A new report on sustainable diets recommends a daily dairy intake of 250g, which the chief executive of Dairy UK, Judith Bryans, says is

New report recommends reduced dairy intake

By Jim Cornall

The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health has published a report, Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems, which is delivering the first full scientific review of what constitutes a healthy...

The government and especially farmers are able to point to ways they have been tackling environmental issues. Pic: ©Getty Images/Oknopo

Quick solutions needed for adverse effects of transformation from lamb to dairy

Industry and government take action to protect NZ waterways

By Richard Whitehead

It is one of the great ironies of dairy farming in New Zealand that animals are being accused of causing untold damage to the environment they live in.

Irish dairy products showed the best export volume growth in 2018.

Irish dairy exports to the UK grow despite Brexit concerns

By Jim Cornall

Despite a year of global volatility, involving political uncertainty with Brexit, extreme weather events and continuing currency fluctuations, the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports to the UK market reached €4.5bn ($5.1bn), an increase...

Chobani dips into non-dairy with new coconut-based line

By Beth Newhart

Greek yogurt giant Chobani has jumped on the popular plant-based wave and introduced a line of non-dairy yogurt alternative drink and cup products. It follows last month’s announcement of Chobani’s significant expansion into kids’ yogurt.

New evidence suggests any kind of light can spoil dairy products

By Beth Newhart

Light protection services and certification company Noluma has released new research that tackles the effects of light exposure on milk and other dairy products. Vitamin A, vitamin D and riboflavin levels in milk all begin to deplete after just two hours.

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