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° 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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ISO 19660 I IDF 237: 2018 – Cream – Determination of fat content – Acido-butyrometric method

This document specifies an acidobutyrometric method for determining the fat content of cream. The re...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 490/ 2017: Quality Assurance Tools for Mid Infrared Spectrometry in Dairy Laboratories-Part1

The development and use of recombined milk samples has brought significant improvement in the overal...

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 489/ 2017: The World Dairy Situation 2017

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

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IDF Animal Health Report N° 11

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

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Bulletin of the IDF N° 488/ 2017: The IDF Guide on Biodiversity for the Dairy Sector

These guidelines aim at providing principles for identifying biodiversity indicators that can be use...

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ISO/ TS 19046-2 I IDF/ RM 233-2: 2017 – Cheese – Determination of propionic acid level by chromatography – Part 2: Method by ion exchange chromatography

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

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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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