Front Page - April 17, 2015 • Volume 139, No. 43

Dairy Groups Disagree Over Small Business Impact Of Federal Orders
Do federal milk marketing orders have a positive or negative impact on small businesses? The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) believe federal orders have a negative impact, while the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) believes ...

FDA’s GRAS Approval Process For Food Ingredients Violates 1958 Law, Organizations Charge

The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) voluntary notification process to designate a food ingredient as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) violates the Food Additives Amendment of 1958, four organizations charged this week.


Trade Promotion Authority Legislation Introduced In Senate, House; Dairy Groups Urge Quick Passage

Bipartisan, bicameral Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation that establishes concrete rules for international trade negotiations was introduced Thursday in both the .

USDA Receives Three Responses To Petition For California Federal Milk Marketing Order
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has received a total of three responses to the petition filed in early February by three California dairy cooperatives to establish a federal milk marketing order in California.
California Dairies, Inc., Dairy Farmers of America and Land O’Lakes had petitioned USDA in early February to hold a hearing to consider establishing a federal order for California.

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  • From Our Archives • Coming Events • NASS Dairy Prices • Futures Report Activity
  • Dairy Product Markets - Wholesale Cheese & Butter Prices • Cold Storage Reports
  • Whey Markets • Cheese Prices: Cheese Markets


General Machinery Corp Introduces Single Direction Horizontal Cheese Cutter

Chr. Hansen Introduces Phage Robust Adjunct Culture That Increases Fat Perception Of Fresh Dairy Products

Kelley Supply Synergizes Efficiencies With New Engineering And Automation Division

New Magnetic Mat From Powder-Solutions Controls Transfer Of Ferrrous Metal Into Sensitive Areas Like Production Rooms, Offices

Gold Peg International Receives Patent For Apparatus For Producing A Pasta Filata Cheese In Continuous Process

Johnson Industries Gets Patent For Improved Cutting System For Extruded String Cheese

Nelson-Jameson Adds Pink To Its Collection Of Color-Coded Products

Garon Foods Announces Winners Of ICTE’s Favorite Flavors Challenge; Offers New Flavors

DSM Goes “Beyond Coagulation” To Help Cheese Makers Extend Shelf Life Of Texture

Johnson Industries Introduces Two Continuous Waterless Cookers To Deal With Cook Water •

Bob-White Systems’ LiLi Pasteurizer Now Approved For Use In All 50 States

Haden And Custance Outlines Customer Benefits Of Its Cheese Block Handling Technologies •

Extrutech Plastics Introduces New ‘Stay In Place’ Concrete Form For 6-Inch Poured Walls


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