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Please find a list of our latest publications below

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 — Industively 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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ISO 9233-2 I IDF 140-2: 2018 – Cheese, cheese rind and processed cheese – Determination of natamycin content – Part 2: High-performance liquid chromatographic method for cheese, cheese rind and processed cheese

This document specifies a method for the determination of natamycin mass fraction in cheese, cheese...

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ISO 9233-1 I IDF 140-1: 2018 – Cheese, Cheese rind and processed cheese – Determination of natamycin content – Part 1: Molecular absorption spectrometric method for cheese rind

This document specifies a method for the determination in cheese rind of natamycin mass fraction of...

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ISO 19662 I IDF 238: 2018 – Milk – Determination of fat content – Acido-butyrometric (Gerber method)

This document specifies a method, the acido-butyrometric or “Gerber”, for determining the fat co...

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