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13 November 2018

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Vacancy - Communications Manager  Organisation: The International Dairy Federation  The International Dairy Federation represents the global dairy sector and ensures the best scientific expert...

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23 October 2018

New SPCC Chair: Piercristiano Brazzale

Excited by his new role, Piercristiano Brazzale intends to work closely with the chairs of the IDF Standing Committees and Task Forces, and the IDF Team to deliver on the IDF Work Plan for 2019-2021....

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23 October 2018

Global dairy expertise showcased at World Dairy Summit 2018

The dairy sector demonstrated their global expertise at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 which bore the theme ‘Dairy for the Next Generation!’. The international speakers outlined the dairy secto...

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23 October 2018

‘Milk is Perfection’ today and for the next generation

The keynote speaker of the IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 set the tone of the five-day event when he declared that ‘Milk is Perfection’, echoing the words of Hippocrates, the father of modern medicin...

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22 October 2018

Big ‘Thank You’ to host of IDF World Dairy Summit 2018

This IDF World Dairy Summit has been a true platform for dialogue, knowledge-sharing and establishing mutually beneficial networks which will help shape the dairy sector. From the wonderful speec...

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18 October 2018

Food structure and matrix of cheese produce different health effects

Dr Emma Feeney talks about food structure and matrix at the World Dairy Summit 2018 Cheeses vary widely, differing in terms of structure, and fat and protein content, which can result in different...

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18 October 2018

Efforts to eradicate M.bovis will strengthen on-farm biosecurity systems

Public-private partnership to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis in New Zealand will strengthen on-farm biosecurity systems, said Dr Tim Mackle, CEO of DairyNZ, as he outlined the largest biosecurity resp...

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18 October 2018

Better animal health = better profitability, say experts at the World Dairy Summit 2018

Better animal health often gives better profitability, said Professor Henk Hogeveen of Wageningen University of The Netherlands. He pointed out that farmers often underestimate the cost of diseases an...

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18 October 2018

Increased milk consumption improves dietary sodium-to-potassium ratio, reduces cardiovascular diseases

Professor Nagako Okuda Professor Nagako Okuda in a panel discussion on Nutrition and Health at the World Dairy Summit 2018 An increase in milk consumption is associated with a reduction in sal...

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17 October 2018

Examining analytical methods for screening of veterinary drug residues

At the World Dairy Summit 2018, Dr Erik Konings of the Nestlé Research Lausanne, Switzerland, provided an overview of the regulatory framework in Codex and several countries on Minimum Residue Limits (MRLs) in veterinary drug residues in bovine milk.

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17 October 2018

Balancing risk and hazard in food safety regulations

Consumer studies have shown that the public’s ‘willingness-to-pay’ will decline with any perceived food safety risk when they become concerned by new discoveries when researchers find a new cont...

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17 October 2018

IDF is an essential technical advisor on milk and milk products: Codex Secretary

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has a unique place in the history and procedures of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, serving as an essential technical advisor on all issues related to milk...

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17 October 2018

ISO Secretary General emphasizes role of international standards in food safety

ISO Secretary General Sergio Mujica IDF has played a pivotal role in promoting ISO standards among its members worldwide and has made useful contributions to the formulation of international stand...

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17 October 2018

IDF celebrates dairy excellence at World Dairy Summit 2018

Four distinguished dairy experts from IDF member countries were recognized for their work in advancing scientific knowledge of the global dairy sector at the annual World Dairy Summit 2018 in Daejeon, Korea, on 17 October.

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16 October 2018

Circular resource use efficiency can lead to zero-waste target

A paradigm shift is taking place in the 21st century from linear production efficiency towards circular resource use efficiency which can lead to a zero-waste target, said Dr Martin Scholten of Wageni...

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16 October 2018

School milk sustains health, education and the future of children: IDF President

Mr Rafael Fabrega (extreme left) of Tetra Laval Food for Development; Narongrit Wongsuwan, Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand and Dr Judith Bryans, IDF President School Milk programm...

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16 October 2018

Dairy community celebrates World Food Day 2018

The dairy community celebrated World Food Day on 16 October 2018 at the World Dairy Summit in Daejeon, Korea, through fora focused on ways to feed the world while supporting sustainability. “The...

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16 October 2018

Balancing sustainable diets with environmental impacts to promote healthier lives

Reducing animal-based products in favour of plant-based products does not impact the environment any less as the carbon footprint is not greatly reduced, Dr Stephan Peters of the Dutch Dairy Associati...

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16 October 2018

Launch of World Dairy Situation 2018 at the World Dairy Summit, Daejeon

The IDF World Dairy Situation 2018 report was launched at the World Dairy Summit in Daejeon, Korea, on 16 October. It was put together by IDF experts from dairy producing countries around the world un...

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15 October 2018

Launch of IDF World Dairy Summit 2018

A spectacular grand opening was laid out for delegates at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 with a magnificent drum performance taking centre stage at the Daejeon Convention Centre on 15 October. The wa...

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15 October 2018

Dairy industry in the next decade

In a Special Conference on The Next Decade, panelists from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, OECD, Seoul National University and University College, Cork discussed dairy consumption patterns o...

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15 October 2018

Alfalfa silage increases milk yield in lactating cows

Feeding lactating dairy cows with alfalfa silage, which contains a high amount of potassium, resulted in increased milk yield in high producing cows, according to studies conducted by Professor Shinic...

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15 October 2018

Driving growth in the global dairy sector

The exhaustion of natural resources and the challenge to feed the world may be long-term socio-environmental challenges, but they have little impact on short-term food price development, said Mr Benoi...

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15 October 2018

Global platform for dialogue on dairy development: President of IDF Korea

The IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 is a forum that brings together international experts to share their knowledge and expertise, and exchange ideas on enhancing the dairy sector, said President of IDF Ko...

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15 October 2018

IDF at the forefront of dairy science through strong expertise and advocacy: Director General

Advancing the interests of the global dairy sector by being at the forefront of scientific knowledge and expertise on issues and challenges impacting on the growth and sustainability of this major ec...

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15 October 2018

IDF driver of dairy sector growth and sustainability: Dr Judith Bryans

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has been shaping the environment in which dairy operates and driving the sector forward for well over a hundred years, said IDF President Dr Judith Bryans....

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15 October 2018

Milk and dairy products are a sustainable food source for the next generation: Ban Ki Moon

Milk and dairy products will serve as a critical, sustainable food source for the world’s 9 billion people by 2050, said former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon. In a keynote speech delivered at...

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15 October 2018

IDF Annual Report 2017-2018

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19 July 2018

Global partnerships critical for food safety in drive towards sustainability: IDF

Mr Atze Schaap, Corporate Director of Dairy Development, Royal FrieslandCampina, The Netherlands Collective and concerted global efforts are critical in addressing food safety, an  International...

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28 June 2018

South Korean Dairy Sector Can Benefit from Global Expertise at IDF World Dairy Summit

Mr Son Byung Gab, IDF South Korea National Committee Secretary The South Korean dairy sector can benefit from global expertise and the exchange of ideas about technology, innovation and new develo...

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18 June 2018

Deepening Understanding of Food Microstructures and Dairy Science

Some 200 experts in food engineering, food science and food technology participated at the 3rd IDF Symposium on Microstructures of Dairy Products in Montreal, Québec, Canada, from 3-6 June 2018. I...

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18 June 2018

Antimicrobial Resistance a focus at IDF World Dairy Summit 2018

Professor Yong Ho Park of Seoul National University Renowned South Korean scientist, Professor Yong Ho Park of Seoul National University will share his insights on the work of the Codex Task Force...

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18 June 2018

IDF to present paper at Codex Alimentarius Commission CAC41 in Rome

IDF will present a paper at the Codex Alimentarius Commission CAC41 in Rome next month on ways to improve interactions between international organisations and Codex, and the development of complementa...

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12 June 2018

Italy is new signatory of Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam

The National Secretary of the IDF National Committee of Italy Dr Massimo Forino (left) and the President of the IDF National Committee of Italy, Mr Luciano Negri.Italy has become a new signatory of t...

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10 May 2018

Jurgen Jansen of IDF National Committee of The Netherlands new chair of ISO/TC 34/SC 5 on milk and milk products

The National Secretary of the IDF National Committee of The Netherlands, Jurgen Jansen, took on the helm as the new chair of the ISO/TC 34/SC 5 for milk and milk products in January this year, succeed...

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30 November 2017

IDF Annual Report 2016-2017

This report shows our results according to the work program set in conjunction with the Board and the Science Programme and Coordination Committee (SPCC). Focusing on our four priority areas, we ident...

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10 November 2016

WHO Guidance on ending the inappropriate promotion of foods for infants and young children

The IDF recognizes the important role of global standards and guidance in ensuring that infants and young children have access to safe, nutritious and age appropriate foods. We therefore welcome the o...

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17 October 2016

IDF Annual Report 2015-2016

This report shows our results according to the work program set in conjunction with the Board and the Science Programme and Coordination Committee (SPCC). Focusing on our four priority areas, we ident...

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29 June 2016

WHO Guidance on ending the inappropriate promotion of foods for infants and young children, A69/7 Add.11

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) represents the global dairy sector covering over 75% of global milk production and engages all stakeholders of the dairy chain in primary production, milk proc...

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28 June 2016

Meet us at the IDF World Dairy Summit , 16-21 october 2016, Rotterdam

Dare to…be the winner of the Poster Award at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2016 in Rotterdam!Is your current research of interest for the dairy sector? If yes, then take up the challenge and dare to s...

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25 September 2015

Summit Daily – Issue 4

In this Issue: Farewell Message IDF Prize of Excellence 2015 IMP Trophy...

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24 September 2015

Summit Daily Issue 3

Exhibition IDF Bulletin on School Milk Programmes Dairy Farming Conference...

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23 September 2015

Summit Daily Issue 2

The World Dairy Situation 2015 Nutrition and Health Conference Animal Health Newsletter...

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22 September 2015

Summit Daily Issue 1

In this Issue: IDF World Dairy Leaders Forum IDF Forum Dairy Sustainability Framework...

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30 April 2013

Dr Phil Kelly reports on the International Dairy Federation’s World Dairy Summit 2012

Article on www.thecattlesite.com...

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06 March 2013

FAO-recommended measurment method demonstrates dairy protein ‘superiority’ – IDF

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23 November 2012

Global representation key to handling dairy sector challenges – IDF president

Interview with Dr Jeremy Hill, IDF President, forwww.dairyreporter.com...

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07 November 2012

Fonterra research director voted new IDF president

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23 May 2012

IDF Welcomes New Director General

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06 October 2011

World dairy summit in New Zealand eyes sustainability

Article in the English xinhuanet.com...

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24 August 2011

IDF World Dairy Summit 2011

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26 November 2010

Livestock: Meat eaters pose bigger threat than CO2 output

Interview in the Financial Times of Brian Lindsay, chair of the IDF standing committee on environment...

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26 November 2010

Livestock: Meat eaters pose bigger threat than CO2 output

Interview in the Financial Times of Brian Lindsay, chair of the IDF standing committee on environment...

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12 November 2010

IDF and ISO develop new melamine milk test standard Article in www.dairyreporter.com Read more

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12 November 2010

IDF and ISO develop new melamine milk test standard

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08 November 2010

Dairying world gathers in Auckland

Article in the nzherald.co.nz...

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08 November 2010

Dairying world gathers in Auckland

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06 November 2010

World dairy summit in New Zealand eyes sustainability

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03 November 2010

Focus On Sustainability At World Dairy Summit

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03 November 2010

Focus On Sustainability At World Dairy Summit

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