Global Diet Study Reinforces National Dairy Council Research

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By Will Jordan A new study recently published in the European Heart Journal concluded that whole-fat dairy serves as a heart-healthy source of nutrition and is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality in all world regions. To learn more about the heart healthfulness of dairy, we visited with Dr. Chris Cifelli, Senior Vice President of Nutrition …

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National Dairy Council New Product Competition Underway

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

The National Dairy Council New Product Competition seeks the next dairy product from college students across the United States and Canada. The eighth annual competition is for students to develop a dairy or dairy-based product to “satisfy consumers’ desire for performance nutrition.” A judging panel consisting of experts from across the dairy industry will award $16,000 in cash prizes, with …

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Cooperative Wants Price Floors on Dairy Products

Dan Dairy, Economy, Industry News Release

While low milk prices and a trade war continue to make things difficult for America’s dairy farmers, a northeast U.S. cooperative is asking the government to step in and help boost milk prices. Agri-Mark, which represents over 900 members, sent a letter to Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue asking him to implement price floors for butter, cheese, and nonfat dry milk. …

National Dairy Month-UF Researchers Try to Make Sure Dairy Farmers Produce the Best

Dan Cattle, Dairy, Florida, Industry News Release

Farmers and University of Florida researchers use genetics and other techniques to ensure consumers can pick from the best assortment of delicious, nutritious dairy products at the grocery store. Now that we’re in National Dairy Month, it’s a good time to appreciate the science-based innovations behind milk, cheese, and other favorite dairy products. UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences …


May Dairy Market Report

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

The rate of milk production growth began to moderate during the first quarter, but additional milk production continues to generate American cheese at a faster rate than total consumption, driving up inventories and putting some pressure on cheese prices. Still, exports of most products showed strong year-over-year growth during the first quarter of 2017. Federal Order Class prices have dropped …


Elanco Seeks Injunction Against Deceptive rbST Advertising

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

Elanco initiated legal action last week in an eastern Wisconsin U.S. District Court against international dairy conglomerate Arla Foods last Friday. Elanco wants the court to force Arla to stop what it calls a deceptive advertising campaign and false business practices against rbST. It’s a supplement marketed and sold by Elanco under the brand name Prosilac. Elanco says the technology …

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Dairy Industry Launches Marketing Campaign

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

The dairy industry has launched a multi-year marketing campaign promoting more than just milk. The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, in partnership with America’s Dairy Farm Families and Importers, has launched “Undeniably Dairy,” showcasing the “undeniable taste and enjoyment” that comes from dairy products. A marketing executive at Dairy Management Inc. said in a statement that the campaign “is about …