Advertisement
Dairy
Subscribe to Dairy

The Lead

Dean Foods Closing Century-Old Wisconsin Plant

January 30, 2015 7:30 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Dean Foods says it will close its dairy plant in Sheboygan, Wis. The plant has been in operation for more than 100 years. Dean Foods says it's consolidating operations and will continue to operate its plant in De Pere.    

Medford's Darigold Plant to Close at End of February

January 29, 2015 12:10 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Medford's last milk processing plant is closing, putting 29 people out of work. Darigold says it...

Milk Industry Fights Back Against 'Anti-Dairy' Groups

January 26, 2015 1:15 pm | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

As Americans...

Listeria Recall: How a Web of Oversight Couldn't Prevent an Outbreak

January 26, 2015 9:20 am | by MOLLY ROSBACH, Yakima Herald-Republic | News | Comments

Since the most...

View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Daily news and top headlines for food manufacturing professionals

Yogurt Founder Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison For Arson

January 26, 2015 8:25 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. District Judge Jane Boyle sentenced 56-year-old Edgar Diaz — who formed Three Happy Cows in 2010 — to five years in prison this month on a federal charge of arson and also ordered him to pay $1.5 million in restitution.       

VIDEO: This Australian Yogurt is Taking Over Shelves in America

January 23, 2015 9:10 am | by ABC News | Videos | Comments

Move over, Chobani — there's a new Greek yogurt in town. Female entrepreneur Koel Thomae's Australian spin on Greek yogurt has won over American consumers' stomaches. The company had over 70 million in sales last year alone.       

Organic vs. Conventional Milk: What's Really in Your Cup?

January 22, 2015 9:55 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

While most consumers believe that a $6 gallon of organic milk is healthier than the $4 conventionally-produced kind, New Zealand researchers argue that the "differences" aren't so different after all.               

Advertisement

Dairy Processors Commend Obama on TPA, US Trade Agreements

January 22, 2015 8:45 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

Following President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday, the International Dairy Foods Association issued a statement on the U.S. trade agreements. The IDFA represents 550 dairy foods companies and their suppliers.     

Dairy Industry Braces for Milk Bust Following 2014 Boom

January 20, 2015 7:30 am | by DANA FERGUSON, Associated Press | News | Comments

Already disheartened by the current glut, which is due to global factors and overproduction, dairy farmers say they worry that futures markets predict dwindling prices in 2015. Over in the dairy aisle, though, shoppers are milking savings by the gallon.

OSU, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture to Offer Food Safety Training

January 16, 2015 7:00 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

This training is designed for small fruit and vegetable producers and processors, dairies and milk processors, shell egg producers and feed manufacturers. It will provide necessary knowledge of preventive controls and food security to assist producers in meeting the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

VIDEO: Cheese Ban Hits Seattle

January 15, 2015 2:45 pm | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Videos | Comments

Sorry cheese lovers, but there will be no cheeseburgers or cheese and crackers for you tomorrow; at least not in the Seattle area. The city manager of Bainbridge Island in Kitsap County, Washington, has installed a ban on cheese consumption or possession. Find out why!

Judge: Dairy Pollution Threatens Washington Valley's Water

January 15, 2015 1:00 pm | by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal judge has ruled that a large industrial dairy in eastern Washington has polluted drinking water through its application, storage and management of manure, in a case that could set precedents across the nation.        

Advertisement

Avian Flu Causes Emergency Poultry Quarantine in Washington

January 8, 2015 1:30 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The Washington Agriculture Department declared an emergency quarantine for domestic poultry and eggs in the southeast part of the state to contain the highly contagious avian flu. The quarantine prevents the movement of chickens, turkeys and other birds that could carry the virus.

Organic Egg Farm Planned for Michigan Township

January 8, 2015 9:35 am | by ROSEMARY PARKER, Kalamazoo Gazette | News | Comments

The northwest corner of Otsego Township is zoned for agriculture, and an egg producer hopes to bring half a million laying hens to produce organic eggs there. The proposed $8.2 million project has raised interest but also concerns among neighbors of the proposed facility.

VIDEO: Lifeway Foods Bets on Kefir in Effort to Become Global Icon

January 7, 2015 2:30 pm | by USA Today | Videos | Comments

Lifeway Foods president and chief executive Julie Smolyansky details the company's new brand campaign touting cultured dairy product kefir as part of a healthy lifestyle.                     

VIDEO: Natural Ice Cream Future Awaits as Vanillin Compound Isolated

January 7, 2015 12:40 pm | by Reuters Plus | News | Comments

Producing vanillin — the major compound in vanilla flavoring — is an inefficient and mostly polluting process. But a Danish researcher wants to change that, having identified the compound's biosynthetic pathway in the vanilla orchid.    

Do Eggs Deserve the 'Superfood' Crown?

January 6, 2015 9:35 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Blogs | Comments

If your New Year’s resolution includes eating healthy or losing weight, eggs just might be your golden ticket. In a recent release, Gemperle Farms even went as far as to promote the egg as the “ultimate superfood in 2015.”     

Advertisement

Snoqualmie Ice Cream Recalled for Potential Contamination

December 24, 2014 8:05 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream says it is voluntarily recalling nearly a year's worth of ice cream and related products because of possible listeria contamination.The recall covers products made from Jan. 1 until Dec. 15.     

US Dairy Industry Praises Outcome of Talks with China on Cheese Name Issue

December 22, 2014 10:45 am | by International Dairy Foods Association | News | Comments

The favorable outcome of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade meetings should facilitate export of products like feta and parmesan cheese to China, which is a particularly large and fast-growing market for U.S. dairy products.

Natural Grocers Dropping Noosa Under Dairy Rules

December 19, 2014 2:00 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

In the spring, Natural Grocers announced that it would phase out milk and other dairy products from cows that don't spend at least 120 days a year grazing outdoors on grass.            

Hellmann's Maker Unilever Drops Suit Over 'Just Mayo'

December 19, 2014 11:15 am | by SARAH SKIDMORE SELL and TALI ARBEL, Associated Press | News | Comments

Unilever filed suit against Hampton Creek earlier this year claiming the name of the small California company's product amounted to false advertising. Unilever said Thursday that it decided to withdraw the lawsuit so that Hampton Creek can address its label directly with industry groups and regulatory authorities.

Georgia Company Issues Cheese Recall

December 17, 2014 2:05 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Flat Creek Farm and Dairy officials said in a statement that the company has recalled its Low Country Gouda and Aztec Cheddar after the company was notified in late November that the cheese may have been contaminated. Company officials say no illnesses have been reported.

VIDEO: Cafe Serves 120 Varieties of Cereal, 13 Flavors of Milk

December 12, 2014 2:20 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Cereal Killers, a new London eatery, has opened serving 120 different types of cereal with 13 different flavors of milk. The cafe is the United Kingdom's first-ever specialty cereal shop. The owner says the cereals come from the U.S., Australia, South Africa and South Korea.

Japan Calls For 'Emergency Imports' of Butter to Ease Major Shortages

December 12, 2014 11:30 am | by ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

As the Christmas Eve cake rush approaches, grocery stores are limiting customers to a maximum of two packages of butter each. Last week the government announced its latest plan for "emergency imports" to ease shortages of the spread.    

Eggland's Best Launches New Liquid Varieties

December 12, 2014 10:00 am | by Eggland's Best | News | Comments

Eggland's Best is giving households in the Midwest a few extra minutes at the kitchen table with the launch of their new line of convenient liquid eggs. The liquid eggs are available in three varieties: Cracked & Ready, Scrambled Eggs and French Toast Batter. 

VIDEO: From Cow to Cone, the Making of Ice Cream

December 12, 2014 9:00 am | by American Chemical Society | Videos | Comments

No matter the time of year, indulging in a bowl of creamy ice cream never seems to go out of fashion. As part of National Chemistry Week, the American Chemical Society takes you on a journey from cow to cone as we explore the chemistry of ice cream. 

Chinese Demand For Dairy Products Spurs US Exports

December 10, 2014 1:15 pm | by Suley Muratoglu, Vice President,Tetra Pak Inc. | Articles | Comments

What’s behind this trend, and how can U.S. processors benefit? Milk and cheese are relatively new to the Chinese diet, says Todd Shilk, dairy category manager at Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada, but consumers’ taste for them is growing.   

Colbert: Fairlife Milk, For Those Who Want a Drink 'Just Short of Good'

December 5, 2014 12:35 pm | by The Colbert Report | Videos | Comments

Stephen Colbert of the late-night show "The Colbert Report" is "so excited" about a new beverage scientifically and specifically engineered to make you feel like you're being healthy. What is it? Well, technically it's milk.       

Maryland to Welcome Another Cheese Manufacturing Plant

December 2, 2014 9:55 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development says it has approved a $400,000 conditional grant to help the town of Grantsville renovate a former butcher shop for operation by High Country Creamery and Market.       

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading