Publications

IDF provides a permanent source of authoritative scientific and other information on a whole range of topics relevant to the dairy sector. IDF publications can be obtained via IDF National Committees or from IDF Head Office.

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Please find a list of our latest publications below

Bulletin of the IDF N° 499/ 2019: Guidance on the Practical Application of IDF/ISO Standard on the Determination of Milkfat Purity

Guidance on the Practical Application of IDF/ISO Standard on the Determination of Milkfat Purity By...

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Issue 2: IDF Dairy Sustainability Outlook

This second edition of case studies for sustainable dairying offers those involved in the field with...

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ISO 17678 I IDF 202: 2019 – Milk and milk products – Determination of milk fat purity by gas chromatographic analysis of triglycerides

This document specifies a reference method for the determination of milk fat purity using gas chroma...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 498/ 2019: The IDF Guide to Good Animal Welfare in Dairy Production 2.0

The updated IDF Guide on Animal Welfare aims to promote the implementation of good animal welfare pr...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 497 2019: Applications of Near Infrared Spectrometry for the Analysis of Milk and Milk products

By Andreas Niemöller and Steve Holroyd. Milk and milk products are a widely consumed and traded foo...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 496 2019: The technology of pasteurisation and its effect on the microbiological and nutritional aspects of milk

Pasteurisation of milk involves heating the milk to at least 72°C for 15 s or to 63°C for 30 min....

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REPORT 163 – IDF Dairy Sustainability Outlook No. 1

The 2018 IDF Dairy Sustainability Outlook provides a viewpoint on sustainable development of relevan...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 495/ 2018: Inventory of microbial food cultures with safety demonstration in fermented food products

Since 2002, the International Dairy Federation (IDF), in collaboration with the European Food and Fe...

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ISO 15151 I IDF 229: 2018 – Milk, milk products, infant formula and adult nutritionals — Determination of minerals and trace elements – Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES) method

This document specifies a method for the quantitative determination of calcium (Ca), copper (Cu), ir...

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ISO 21424 I IDF 243: 2018 — Milk, milk products, infant formula and adult nutritionals — Determination of minerals and trace elements — Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) method

This document specifies a method for the quantitative determination of calcium (Ca), copper (Cu), ir...

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IDF Annual Report 2017-2018

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IDF Animal Health Report N° 12

The annual Animal Health Report addresses key issues affecting the dairy sector. The report is a...

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