Front Page - February 20, 2015 • Volume 139, No. 35

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Panel Recommends Low-, Non-Fat Dairy
Saturated Fat, Sodium, Added Sugar Over Consumed; Plant-Based Foods Favored; Cholesterol ‘Not A Nutrient Of Concern’
Washington—The overall body of evidence examined by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) identifies that a healthy dietary pattern is higher in low- or non-fat dairy, vegetables, fruits, whole grains, seafood, lugumes, and nuts; lower in red and processed meat; and low in sugar-sweetened foods and drinks and refined grains.

USDA Reduces Fiscal 2015 Dairy Export Forecast By $200 Million, Increases Forecast For Cheese, Dairy Imports By $200 Million

Washington—The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in its quarterly “Outlook for US Agricultural Trade,” reduced its fiscal year 2015 dairy export forecast and increased its fiscal 2015 cheese and dairy import forecasts.


Licensed Cheese Imports Rose 20.7% In January; Licensed Imports Of Butter, Butter Substitutes Also Up

The petition submitted to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) late last week to establish a federal milk marketing order in California has drawn support from several state dairy producer organizations.

Number Of US Milk Samples Testing Positive For Drug Residues Fell Again In Fiscal 2014
Washington—During fiscal year 2014, a total of 703 milk samples out of 3,680,185 samples analyzed were positive for an animal drug residue, according to the FDA National Milk Drug Residue Data Base Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report, which was released earlier this month.

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More in this week's Cheese Reporter

  • 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


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

Kelley Supply Introduces RipCordTM, Described As An Easy, Blade-Free Way To ‘Debox’ Dairy Products

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

McKay TransCold’s Rail Service Designed To Offer Better Way To Move Cheese •

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


New Books

New Products

EDCO Food Products Receives Safe Quality Food Certification Fully Automated 40-Pound Cheese Block De-Boxing, De-Bagging And In-Line Block Tracking Available United Industries Adds Larger Size Stainless Steel Tubing For Increased Volume Throughput CrystalBan™ Prevents Calcium Lactate Crystals In American-Type Cheese; Improves Yield