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17 March 2017
Focus on Basics Critical to China's Dairy Industry
CHINA - The year 2020 is critical to the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20), as China's leadership has pledged to build an all-round well-off society by then. Almost every industry has its own individual (as well as collective) five-year plan with specific...
16 March 2017
China's Quality of Agricultural Products to Improve
CHINA - The Ministry of Agriculture has published a five-year plan to improve the quality of agricultural products, including measures to ensure that products such as apples, tea and pork can be traced back to their producers....
03 March 2017
China Sets Stronger Steps on Safety of Food
CHINA - China still faces severe challenges to ensure food safety, despite improvements in recent years, and authorities will maintain a zero-tolerance attitude toward violations of laws, the national food safety watchdog said....
23 February 2017
EU Report Reveals Antibiotic Resistance Remains High
EU - Bacteria found in humans, animals and food continue to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease...
22 February 2017
IFA President Welcomes Strong Stand Taken by NFU President on Standards for Imported Food Post-Brexit
UK - IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the strong stand taken by the President of the National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU) by insisting that only food produced to the same standards as in the UK should be allowed into the UK post-Brexit....
16 February 2017
GM Foods: Why Presenting 'Just the Facts' Won't Work
AUSTRALIA - When it comes to controversial science issues, scientists need to rethink their approach to engaging the public, according to the authors of a new study looking at women's attitudes towards genetically modified (GM) foods....
15 February 2017
Robust Disease Surveillance Network More Vital Than Ever, Say Leading Vets
UK - With precautions against Avian Influenza further strengthened last week and reports of Schmallenberg Virus cases across the country, the anniversary of the devastating 2001 Foot and Mouth outbreak (19 February) offers a timely reminder that a robust...
13 February 2017
Authorities Seal Dairy in Myagdi for Selling Expired Products
NEPAL - Authorities have sealed dairy from Beni of Myagdi district for selling expired packets of milk and curd....
09 February 2017
Action Group Announces Ambitious Phase II for National Johne's Management Plan
UK - The Action Group on Johne's launched Phase II of the National Johne's Management Plan (NJMP) at a successful conference in Worcestershire this week, to build on the foundations created by Phase I of the plan....
Lahore Finally Gets ‘Pure Milk’
PAKISTAN - To check the quality if the milk on the spot, the Punjab Food Minister on Tuesday set up a joint check-post with the Punjab Food Authority (PFA)....
08 February 2017
Govt Cracks Down on Adulterated Milk
PAKISTAN - Provincial Minister for Food Bilal Yasin has warned owners of dairy farms to restrain from selling adulterated and unhygienic milk in Punjab, saying that those involved in this business would face arrest....
07 February 2017
Belarusian Meat, Dairy Companies Committed to High Quality Standards
BELARUS - Belarusian meat and dairy companies adhere to the highest standards of quality, Nadezhda Kotkovets, Deputy Head of the Presidential Affairs Department, told BelTA....
02 February 2017
NA Informed of Strict Measures Taken Against Milk Adulteration
PAKISTAN - The National Assembly was informed on Tuesday that measures were being taken against adulteration of milk....
01 February 2017
Six Milk Brands Found Fit for Consumption in Pakistan
PAKISTAN - After conducting tests on 16 brands of packaged milk given Ultra High Temperature (UHT) and pasteurisation treatment, the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) has found that only six are safe for consumption, the National...
27 January 2017
Canada Adds Extra Funds for Key FAO Work on Food Safety
CANADA - Canada this week made an announcement to contribute an additional $1 million to international bodies that develop the standards for food safety and plant protection....
26 January 2017
Conference to Highlight Studies for Effective Management, Disease Reduction
UK - Disease management, vet and farmer partnerships and overseas practice will be the major talking points at the Action Johne's Conference on Tuesday, 7 February 2017, at the Sixways Stadium in Worcester....
25 January 2017
Commission Imposes Fine on Milk Manufacturing Companies
PAKISTAN - The antitrust watchdog on Monday imposed a fine on three milk manufacturing companies including Engro Foods Limited for “deceptive marketing practices which were aimed at deceiving consumers”....
20 January 2017
Seminar Discusses ‘Dealing Strictly’ with Milk Adulterators
PAKISTAN - Despite being the fourth largest milk producing country with an annual production of 42 million tons, Pakistan faces a serious issue of milk adulteration, which should be dealt with strictly....
18 January 2017
Additives, Contamination China's Top Food Concerns
CHINA - Overuse of food additives and microbial contamination were the primary food safety problems facing China last year, according to the top food authority....
17 January 2017
Packaged Milk Industry Not Regulated for 40 Years
PAKISTAN - A National Assembly committee, stirred by the recent harrowing reports about adulterated milk being sold, came in for a greater shock when they visited the Ministry of Science and Technology for a briefing on the issue on Monday....
16 January 2017
Groups Support Senate Bill Prompting FDA Enforcement of Milk Labeling Standards
US - New Senate legislation to enforce the proper labeling of imitation dairy products drew an endorsement last week (12 January) from the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), which together agreed...
13 January 2017
Sale of Adulterated Milk Goes on Unchecked
PAKISTAN - Consumers have been consuming milk adulterated with chemicals and contaminated water causing various diseases, particularly among children....
09 January 2017
Stewardship Policy Reduces Antimicrobial Use on Farms
UK - Evidence suggests the frequent use of certain antimicrobials (AM) in food-producing animals may reduce their effectiveness as treatments for both animals and humans. ...
Milk Testing Lab Remains Non-functional Since Opening
PAKISTAN - The first ever milk-testing laboratory established by the KP government to counter the grave problem of adulteration in milk in Peshawar is still non-functional despite its inauguration by the district nazim one month ago as analysing milk...
Kyrgyzstani Milk, Meat Exporters Barred from Transporting Goods to Russia
KYRGYZSTAN - Kyrgyzstan is no longer allowed to transport its goods to Russia by road through the territory of Kazakhstan, Advisor to the Director of the Veterinary and Phytosanitary Safety Inspectorate Tolonbek Yrsaliyev told Tazabek on 6 January....
04 January 2017
China President Insists on 'Strictest' Controls in Food Safety
CHINA - China's top leadership called for "the strictest" measures to ensure food safety despite improvements in recent years....
03 January 2017
Stern Action Ordered Against Sellers of Adulterated Milk
PAKISTAN - Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed that indiscriminate action should be continued against the elements involved in production and sale of substandard and unhygienic milk....
30 December 2016
PFA Fails to Take Milk, Water Sample from Dairies in Rawalpindi
PAKISTAN - The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has failed to take even a single sample of milk and water from dairies in Rawalpindi, which has allowed the milk mafia to continuously play with the lives of innocent public by selling unhygienic milk....
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