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° 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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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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Bulletin of the IDF N° 494/ 2018: The World Dairy Situation 2018

Electronic version includes all illustrations in Powerpoint slides and Excel tables enabling use of...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 493/ 2018: Proceedings of the 6th Paratuberculosis Forum

The 6th ParaTB Forum, sponsored by the International Dairy Federation (IDF), was held on June 4th, 2...

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IDF 242 I ISO 21422 (2018) – Milk, milk products, infant formula and adult nutritionals — Determination of chloride — Potentiometric titration method

This document specifies a method for the determination of chloride in milk, milk products, infant fo...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 492/ 2018: Total cost of ownership: An approach to support sustainable investments in the dairy processing and packaging industry

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is an analysis meant to determine all the lifetime costs that derive f...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 491/ 2018: Teat-cup and cluster removal strategies for cattle and small ruminants, Review and recommendations

Since the 1990s, when the technology was first introduced to Europe, automatic milking systems AMS (...

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