The US government’s partial shutdown has entered its fifth week without a compromise in sight. Dairy farmers, producers and consumers alike are being impacted by the USDA’s and FDA’s limited resources in the interim.
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) sent a letter to US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue analyzing the federal dairy aid package the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced over the summer. An eventual $12bn payout is aimed at helping...
Chobani has been selected as the product of choice for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Greek yogurt pilot program, after successfully undercutting bids from a number of rival Greek yogurt manufacturers.
As dairy processors and farmer continue to fret over declining profitability in their operations, the European Commission may be forced to reconsider its position on loosening regulation of the market, says a new report.
Recent amendments to Germany's biotech laws will allow the
country's food processors to make use of a "without biotech" label
on their products, despite some concerns that such claims are
misleading, says a new...
A request for a delay in the implementation of new pasteurization
requirements for almonds has been rejected by the US Department of
Agriculture (USDA), which has said that the new requirements will
come into effect on September 1,...
Plans by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand the
definition of grass-fed animals, has caused concern in the industry
that the growing market for organic pastured meats could be
undermined by commercial operations.