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A new standard on dairy permeate powders adopted at Codex

A new standard on dairy permeate powders adopted at Codex

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) collaborated with Codex Alimentarius in the development, identification, elaboration and dissemination of a science-based international standard to promote the identity, composition, safety, and quality of powdered dairy permeates as ingredients in food. Experts from IDF, recognized as technical advisor to the Codex Commission of Milk and Milk Products, contributed to […]

UK Government must adopt high regulatory standards for farm antibiotics when the UK leaves the EU

UK Government must adopt high regulatory standards for farm antibiotics when the UK leaves the EU

The Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics is calling on the Government to ensure that its Repeal Bill, published today, fully converts EU legislation controlling farm antibiotic use into UK law. Any substantive changes to policies and standards should be made by primary legislation only, requiring a full and proper role for scientific and parliamentary scrutiny. […]

Scientists investigate origin of isolated BSE cases

Scientists investigate origin of isolated BSE cases

The European response to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) after the crisis of the 1980s has significantly reduced prevalence of the disease in cattle. However, isolated cases are still being reported in the EU and for this reason the European Commission asked EFSA to investigate their origin. The key measure for controlling BSE in the EU […]

Vegetarian beef farmer donates all cows to sanctuary and starts a vegan farm

Vegetarian beef farmer donates all cows  to sanctuary and starts a vegan farm

A vegetarian beef farmer has made the incredible gesture of donating a herd of 59 cows to a vegan sanctuary and is working to convert his farm to a vegan farm. Jay Wilde has been farming cows all his life but could no longer accept making money from them and decided to donate the herd […]

Arla Foods amba confirms its June 2017 milk price

Arla Foods amba confirms its June 2017 milk price

Arla Foods amba is holding its milk price for both conventional and organic milk for June 2017, however Arla’s UK price will be adjusted downward, by 0.4 pence per litre, taking the manufacturing standard litre to 27.73 pence. Commenting on the UKAF Board’s decision, Johnnie Russell, Arla Foods amba board director, said “Last month Arla […]

New test to detect antibiotic resistance in dairy cows

New test to detect antibiotic resistance in dairy cows

A new Bayer initiative that involves the testing of bulk milk supply for antibiotic resistance will allow farmers to more effectively treat mastitis in New Zealand. Known as Dairy Antibiogram, the test will allow veterinarians to determine if antibiotic resistance to a mastitis treatment is present on a farm. If resistant bacteria are present, then […]

Arla opens the door on its future

Arla opens the door on its future

The trends, technologies and products that will shape the worldwide dairy category in the future will be created hand-in-hand with chefs, scientists, consumers and customers at Arla Foods’ new state-of-the-art global innovation center. Arla has put innovation at the centre of its growth plans for the next decade. The farmer-owned dairy company is aiming to […]

Arla Foods amba confirms its May 2017 milk price

Arla Foods amba confirms its May 2017 milk price

Although Arla Foods amba is decreasing its on-account price for conventional milk by one eurocent per kilogramme from 1 May 2017, the UKAF board has taken the decision to maintain the conventional price in the UK at 28.13 pence per litre*. Commenting on the UKAF Board’s decision, Jonathan Ovens, Arla Foods amba board director said: […]

Arla Foods amba confirms April milk price

Arla Foods amba confirms April milk price

Arla Foods is decreasing its milk price to owners by 0.42 pence per litre from 1 April. The Arla Foods on-account price has decreased by one eurocent per litre which equates to a reduction of 0.79 pence per manufacturing litre. However, a positive currency impact of 0.37ppl from 1 April, mitigates the full impact of […]

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