Three years after its first introduction to the Senate, the divisive Dairy Pride Act is still on the minds of US dairy. The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) made a case for stricter labeling guidelines while the FDA is stalled.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has moved to defuse remaining consumer “confusion” surrounding the US dairy industry-filed request to amend the standard of identity for milk to include non-nutritive sweeteners such as sucralose and aspartame.
The US National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) has dismissed claims by the deputy chief of the Russia food safety authority that women who consume US milk from cows treated with bovine somatotropin (bST) are at risk of growing unwanted facial hair.
As debate rages in the US over possible amendments to the funding of milk pools, the developments could have major implications for the price paid by global processors on consumption products compared to goods like powders and butter.