Press releases

13 September 2018

State of food security and nutrition in the world

Helping to free the world from hunger and malnutrition is a goal of the International Dairy Federation (IDF) through its work on sustainability to support food security, said the organization’s Dire...

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10 September 2018

Strong collaboration between Codex Alimentarius and IDF to ensure food safety

Codex Secretary Tom Heilandt will stress the importance of the strong collaboration between Codex and the International Dairy Federation (IDF) at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 in Daejeon, South Kore...

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06 September 2018

Paratuberculosis forum proceedings now available

Active research and regional control efforts to address the potential transmission of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (M. paratuberculosis) and proactive control measures at the farmer and...

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05 September 2018

Publication of New Joint ISO I IDF Standard for Chloride Content in Infant Formula

A new ISO 21422 | IDF 242 publication titled Milk, milk products, infant formula and adult nutritionals – Determination of chloride – Potentiometric titration method has been published. This stan...

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27 August 2018

Mycoplasma bovis and Paratuberculosis challenges for dairy sector

Eradicating Mycoplasma bovis from New Zealand, where the disease is not endemic, has posed a challenge for dairy farmers since its outbreak in July 2017. The government is partnering with the dairy an...

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13 August 2018

Smart farms powered by ICT to boost dairy output

The application of information and communication technology (ICT) has transformed dairy farms into smart farms, giving the dairy sector a boost. The Internet of Things (IoT), the use of data and robot...

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31 July 2018

Spotlight on Dairy in Sustainable Development: IDF World Dairy Summit 2018

A premier event in the dairy sector, the forthcoming IDF World Dairy Summit taking place in Daejeon, South Korea, from 15-19 October, is expected to draw more than a thousand international delegates....

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03 July 2018

OECD expects dairy fat consumption to continue to increase

Consumers’ preferences are influenced by the science on dairy fat and its impact on a healthy diet, the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2018-2027, has noted in its publication which was released today...

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01 June 2018

World Milk Day

World Milk Day on 1 June celebrates the benefits of milk and dairy products which are part of a sustainable and nutritious diet which contributes towards reducing hunger and alleviating poverty....

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