Press releases

11 December 2019

COP 25: IDF joins FAO LEAP to look at the role of livestock in addressing climate change and food security

As part of its ongoing commitment to minimise the environmental impact of the dairy sector, the International Dairy Federation (IDF) will participate in the FAO Livestock Environmental Assessment and...

28 November 2019

Speakers announced for IDF symposium on goat, sheep and other non-cow milks

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has announced speakers for the 8th IDF International Symposium on sheep, goat and other non-cow milk, which takes place 4 and 5 May 2020 in Brussels, Belgium....

18 November 2019

DISARM project launches platforms to share strategies to reduce livestock antibiotic requirements

DISARM, an active network dedicated to finding innovative solutions for antibiotic resistance has launched new range of platforms this month (watch the introduction video here) inviting farmers, veter...

14 November 2019

IDF releases latest tool to share knowledge in dairy welfare

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has today released the 13th edition of its respected Animal Health Report, presenting animal welfare research from nine different countries and showcasing Swed...

29 October 2019

Effective process monitoring key to ensuring dairy safety

As part of its commitment to food safety and health, the International Dairy Federation today published new guidance outlining additional actions that can be taken in the production process to minimis...

21 October 2019

International Dairy Federation welcomes Russia and Kenya to its membership

The International Dairy Federation (IDF), the leading global source of science-based dairy expertise since 1903, has welcomed Russia and Kenya as official members of IDF, raising the overall number of...

11 October 2019

Belgian guidelines endorse milk as a vital part of daily diets

Last week the Belgian Superior Health Council (SHC) confirmed that milk and dairy products deserve a place in a sustainable diet. Moreover, based on the latest insights into healthy food and sustainab...

26 September 2019


Four dairy champions have been honoured for their leadership, dedication and commitment to the sector at the International Dairy Federation (IDF) World Dairy Summit 2019....

25 September 2019

On World School Milk Day, IDF announces work on Global School Milk programmes

IDF celebrates World School Milk Day at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2019 and announces an upcoming review of global school milk programmes, introducing data on their important impact on childhood nutri...

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