BOOK OF ABSTRACTS of the 8TH IDF INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SHEEP, GOAT AND OTHER NON-COW MILK

The abstracts provided for this symposium are the work of the individual authors and have not been p...

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A yearly subscription to the methods of analysis and sampling – Joint IDF/ ISO Standards for 2021

Please note from January 2020 all IDF subscriptions will be only available in electronic version....

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A yearly subscription to the Bulletin of the IDF for 2021

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17 December 2020

IDF Factsheet 016/ 2020: Executive Summary of IDF Country Update – November

Members of the IDF Standing Committee on Dairy Policy and Economics and the IDF Standing Committee on Marketing updated market results and conditions in 19 countries during the previous six months, a...

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03 November 2020

IDF Factsheet 015/ 2020: Naturally occurring nitrates in cheese

Nitrates can be present in cheese naturally. The addition of nitrates during the cheesemaking process is not common, as milk quality and processing technologies have addressed the original purpose of...

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26 October 2020

IDF Factsheet 014/ 2020: IDF Reproductive Technology: Reproductive Hormones

Since the domestication of cattle for milk and meat purposes over 6,000 years ago, farmers have used reproductive technology to improve their cattle. In the beginning, farmers used simple breeding pro...

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18 November 2020

The Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms – Its nature, intent, and implications

The Codex General Standard for Use of Dairy Terms (1) (GSUDT) provides guidance on the correct use of terms that are universally identified with dairy products. It was developed by the Codex Committee...

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22 October 2020

Lactose, an important nutrient: Advocating a revised policy approach for dairy and its intrinsic sugar

Milk and milk products play an important role in the diet, and their consumption is recommended in food-based dietary guidelines around the world (1). A growing body of scientific evidence has linked...

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13 October 2020

Impacts of COVID-19 on food security and nutrition: developing effective policy responses to address the hunger and malnutrition pandemic

We have read with interest the CFS HLPE issues paper on the impacts of COVID-19 on food security and nutrition (September 2020). As the pandemic continues to undermine global food security and we all...

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