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07 August 2014
Russia Lifts Scrutiny on Latvian and Ukrainian Plants
RUSSIA – Russian food safety authority Rosselkhoznadzor has tightened scrutiny of dairy products arriving from a Latvian and a Ukrainian dairy on food quality grounds....
04 August 2014
Proposed Sanitary Transportation Rule Places Undue Burden, Says AFIA
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has submitted comments to the US Food and Drug Administration on the proposed Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule. The proposed rule is one of many pieces of the Food Safety Modernisation...
30 July 2014
McDonald's Beef,Chicken and Fish Burgers May be Banned in Russia
RUSSIA - McDonald's may be banned from producing a range of burgers and dairy products in Russia....
Government Training Available On Farm Milk Quality Progress
BRAZIL – A national milk quality programme will advise and train farmers as part of an initiative to improve dairy safety throughout the entire supply chain....
29 July 2014
Imported Food Residue Worries Rumble On
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
16 July 2014
Farm Children Have Fewer Allergies
SWEDEN – Women and children spending time on dairy farms may be reaping major health benefits, research from the University of Gothenburg suggests....
09 July 2014
Marketing and the Ethics of Big Food
In another edition of the MOFAD Roundtable series focused on honest dialogue about tough food issues, experts came together at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development to hash out the ethics of “big food” marketing, writes...
Italian Dairy Group Praises Time Magazine Article For Backing Butter
ITALY – An article in Time magazine championing butter as part of a healthy diet has been welcomed by the Italian Dairy Association (Assolatte)....
02 July 2014
Cattle Parasites Among FAO's Top Ten List of Human Concerns
GLOBAL - A 'Top Ten' list identifying the food-borne parasites of greatest global concern has been released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, and new guidelines are being developed to control them....
01 July 2014
Part II: Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
26 June 2014
Biogas, Livestock Help Family Enjoy New Lease on Life
CAMAROON - It's hard to imagine, but 90 percent of the 59,000 people in the village of Bamendankwe in the North West region of Cameroon live below the poverty line, writes Jacklyn Carroll, Global Communications Intern for Heifer International....
FAO Says Iraq Faces Serious Food Security Due to Conflict
IRAQ - A favourable crop forecast for 2014 is now in jeopardy as people flee their homes and farms during main harvest and amid the recent escalation of conflict in a large swath of the Iraq, reports the FAO. ...
25 June 2014
Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial. Public discourse of GMO has been characterized by polarization and inflated rhetoric, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
China Serves up New Food Safety Penalties
CHINA - A revision to China's Food Safety Law had its first reading on Monday (23 June) and pledges tough sanctions for offenders, promising the strictest food safety supervision system....
23 June 2014
Meat, Poultry and Fish Account for 30 Per Cent of US Food Waste
US - A recently published report shows that while meat, poultry and fish makes up 12 per cent of the volume of US food waste, this group accounts for 30 per cent of the value of those losses, writes Jackie Linden....
16 June 2014
35th Anniversary for EU Food Safety Alert System
EU - Europe is more than ever reliant on its Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) to ensure that our food meets some of the highest food safety standards in the world. Besides its main role of ensuring food safety since its creation 35 years ago,...
13 June 2014
China Takes Further Step With Dutch on Dairy
CHINA – Further diplomatic progress has been made in the bid to put more Dutch dairy produce on the Chinese market....
11 June 2014
Cheese Makers Up In Arms Over FDA Ruling
US – Cheese has been aged on wooden boards for hundreds of years in Europe, and in recent years, many cheese makers in the U.S. have worked on their recipes to develop delicious cheese aged in the traditional manner, and often at the same time, created...
Dairy Benefits Outstrip the Bad, Say Australians
AUSTRALIA – Dairy food health benefits outweigh the health problems, according to the latest news from Australia....
10 June 2014
Health Experts Launch Investigation Into CJD Death
US – Health services are investigating a case of variant Creutzfeld-Jacob Disease (CJD) following an autopsy on a patient in Texas....
03 June 2014
Greater Mexican Dairy Access for Argentina
ARGENTINA – Argentina’s dairy sector is set to deliver more milk to Mexican buyers after food safety auditors granted export access to a host of dairy plants....
29 May 2014
US Agencies Join Forces for Future Foodborne Disease Outbreaks
US - Federal agencies have agreed to join their expertise during investigations into foodborne disease outbreaks in future....
28 May 2014
McDonald's: What is Sustainable Beef?
ANALYSIS - McDonald's VP of Global Sustainability Bob Langert attended the National Cattleman's Beef Association meeting in February to talk with cattle producers about McDonald's plans for sustainable beef....
16 May 2014
Italian Dairy Leader Sticks Up For Milk
ITALY – Milk is not something to fear but something to celebrate, according to an Italian dairy leader who says six billion people cannot do without it....
NFU Asks Members to Report Retailers Breaching GSCOP
UK - Farmers and growers can now make anonymous reports of retailers suspected of breaching the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) through the NFU, thanks to a new scheme....
06 May 2014
Irish Dairy Companies Go-ahead to Export to China
IRELAND - A Chinese authority audit of Ireland’s dairy sector, has shown that Irish plants fully meet the standards of China’s new food safety laws....
02 May 2014
Can We Feed the World Using Foley's Five Steps?
ANALYSIS - National Geographic has launched a new series starting this month continuing through the end of the year that will focus on food and the challenge of feeding the global population of nine billion projected by 2050. ...
28 April 2014
Royal Opening for Arla Chinese Technology Centre
CHINA - The Prince Consort of Denmark is to officially opened a new Arla innovation lab at the weekend, in the new “China-Denmark Milk Technology Cooperation Centre” in Beijing....
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