Dairy Industry

The 1080 pesticide is a poison when consumed

New Zealand

No risk, say dairy firms after Kiwi poisoning threat is revealed

By RJ Whitehead

New Zealand’s dairy industry is reassuring consumers that today’s news of threats to poison infant formula last year does not mean there has been any cause for concern and their products are perfectly safe for consumption.

Volatile milk prices have hit dairy farmers hard

DAIRY CRISIS

Dairy crisis summit tackles milk contracts

By Rod Addy

A dairy working group has been formed to tackle all aspects of milk contracts following the emergency roundtable convened on February 11 to address the industry’s woes.

The EFRA committee is investigating the impact of price volatility for milk and dairy products

Dairy prices enquiry launched

By Rod Addy

An official enquiry into dairy prices has been launched by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee following the rapid plunge in milk prices in the past year.

'It’s always better to push on an open door’: Ex US trade rep

LIVE FROM DAIRY FORUM 2014

‘It’s always better to push on an open door’: Ex US trade rep

By Mark ASTLEY

Rather than pine over the export potential of inaccessible India, the US dairy industry should focus on the opportunities that lie in South East Asia, former US Trade Representative, Ron Kirk, told sector stakeholders last week.

US dairy must focus on safety to meet FSMA demands: DeLaval

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US dairy must focus on safety to meet FSMA demands: DeLaval

By Mark ASTLEY

US dairy manufacturers must be prepared to shift their focus from quality to safety to meet the requirements of the looming Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA), according to DeLaval Cleaning Solutions.

Supermarkets milking the limelight in latest dairy price war battle

Opinion

Supermarkets milking the limelight in latest dairy price war battle

By RJ Whitehead

Just as Woolworths announced in Australia this week that its third-quarter revenue had risen 2.5% largely due to increased sales of milk, its arch rival, Coles, revealed it had signed new contracts with two dairy farmer co-operatives.