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

ISO/ TS 19046-1I IDF/ RM 233-1: 2017 – Cheese – Determination of propionic acid level by chromatography – Part 1: Method by gas chromatography

This document specifies a method for the determination of propionic acid level in cheese, using gas...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 487/ 2017: IDF Global Marketing Trends, Understanding Changes in Global Dairy Consumption

Based on in-depth research conducted by IDF national experts, this study is intended to supplement t...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 486/ 2017: The IDF Guide to Water Footprint Methodology for the Dairy Sector

These guidelines are intended to reach better understanding of water footprint assessment within the...

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Compilation of a series of presentations delivered at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 484/ 2016: Proceedings of the 5th, Paratuberculosis Forum

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 485/ 2016: The World Dairy Situation 2016

Annual survey containing information on milk and dairy production, processing, companies, consumptio...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 483/ 2016: Fluorimetric method for the determination of alkaline phosphatase activity in cow’s milk cheese: Interlaboratory collaborative study

This article presents the results of a collaborative study conducted to generate precision data for...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 482/ 2016: Evaluation of the Nitrogen conversion factors for dairy and soy

This Bulletin reviews the scientific literature pertaining to nitrogen conversion factors (NCFs) for...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 481/ 2015: The World Dairy Situation 2015

Annual survey including production, consumption, trade and price figures from dairy sector and other...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 479/ 2015: A common carbon footprint approach for the dairy sector – The IDF guide to standard life cycle assessment methodology

Also available in Polish There is a recognized need to calculate greenhouse gas emissions (that is,...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 480/ 2015: The contribution of school milk programmes to the nutrition of children worldwide

Good nutrition is important for people of all ages. During childhood, good nutrition promotes normal...

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ISO 20649/ IDF 235: 2015 – Infant formula and adult nutritionals – Determination of chromium, selenium and molybdenum – Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)

This International Standard specifies a method for the quantitative determination of chromium, selen...

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