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This year's I
DF World Dairy Summit 2019 was held in Istanbul from 23-26 September

This year’s theme for the World Dairy Summit is "Milk for Life", representing not only milk being one of the most important foods for human nutrition but also the many socio-economic impacts it has on society.

The event was based at the Hilton Bomonti Hotel & Conference Centre Istanbul and featured a Dairy Leaders’ Forum, IDF Forum and 8 conferences over the course of four days. 

The Welcome Reception took place on the evening of Sunday 22nd and other evening events included a Farmers’ Dinner (Tuesday 24th) and Gala Dinner (Wednesday 25th).  In addition, a number of Technical Tours were held on Thursday 26th, Friday 27th and Saturday 28th.

You can see an overview of the Summit (showing the different events that are taking place on each day) here. 


0519 - Milk-based infant formula powders - Quantification of whey protein content by sodium dodecyl sulfate - Capillary gel

             electrophoresis (SDS-CGE) ISO/DIS 23293 - IDF 247

0419 - Milk and milk products - Guidelines for the application of in-line infrared spectrometry - ISO/DIS 23291 - IDF 248

0319 - Milk - Quantitative determination of bacteriological quality - Guidance for establishing and verifying a conversion relationship

              between results of an alternative method and anchor method results - ISO/DIS 21187 - IDF 196

0219 - Milk - Bacterial Count - Protocol for the evaluation of alternative methods ISO/DIS 16297 - IDF 161

0119 - Milk and milk products - Determination of nitrofurazone ISO/DIS  22186 - IDF 245



Issue 119 - January 2018

Issue 118 - December 2017

Issue 117 - October 2017



Executive Summary of IDF Country Updates (October 2019) - download

Bioprotection (September 2019) - download

The Importance of the Dairy (Food) Matrix in the Evaluation of the Nutritional Quality and Health Effects of Food (April 2019) - download
Artificial Flavours in Feed – Possible Transfer of Ethyl Vanillin from Feed to Milk
(April 2019) -
Whole Genome Sequencing
(April 2019)
Trans fatty acids (TFA) to be differentiated into industrially produced TFAs and naturally present TFAs (May 2018)
 - download
Trans fatty acids (TFA) to be differentiated into industrially produced TFAs and naturally present TFAs (May 2018)
- download

Executive Summary of IDF Country Reports - April 2018 - download

Heat Treatment of Milk  - overview (February 2018) - download

Executive Summary of IDF Country Reports - October 2017 - download

Phthalates in Dairy Equipment (December 2017) - download

Executive summary of IDF Country Reports (June 2017) - download

Guidance on Antimicrobial Resistance from the Dairy Sector (May 2017) - download

Reasons why Galactose is Good for You (March 2017) - download

The Importance of Salt in the Manufacturing and Ripening of Cheese (March 2017) - download

Raw Milk Cheeses - download

Bacillus Cereus in Milk and Dairy Products - download

Escherichia coli as Indicator in Cheese Processing - download

Impact of Transport Temperature on the Quality of Dry Dairy Products - download

Use of Wood in Cheese Ripening - download

IDF Executive Summary of IDF Country Reports ( October 2016) - download

Trans fatty acids - download

IDF Executive Summary of IDF Country Reports (April 2016) - download

Cronobacter Species in the Dairy Industry - download
Saturated Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease -
Field Guidelines for the Assessment and Management of Aflatoxins in Dairy Products across the Supply Chain
- download

The Role of Dairy in Sustainable Nutrition - download

The Role of Dairy in Optimal Nutrition and Under-Nutrition - The First 1,000 Days - download

The International Dairy Federation - download

Risk-based Food Safety Management - download

Microbial Food Cultures - download


Issue No 13 published in November 2019



Issue No 2 published in July 2019



Bulletin 498/2019 -
The IDF Guide to Good Animal Welfare in Dairy Production 2.0
Bulletin 497/2019 -
Applications of Near Infrared Spectrometry for the Analysis of Milk and Milk products
Bulletin 496/2019 - The technology of pasteurisation and its effect on the microbiological and nutritional aspects of milk

Bulletin 495/2018 - Inventory of microbial food cultures with safety demonstration in fermented food products

Bulletin 494/2018 - The World Dairy Situation 2018

Bulletin 493/2018 - Proceedings of the 6th Paratuberculosis Forum
Bulletin 492/2018 - Total Cost of Ownership: An approach to support sustainable investments in the dairy processing and packaging

Bulletin 491/2018 -
Teat-cup and cluster removal strategies for cattle and small ruminants: review and recommendations

Bulletin 490/2017 - Quality Assurance Tools for Mid Infrared Spectrometry in Dairy Laboratories-Part 1

Bulletin 489/2017 - The World Dairy Situation 2017

Bulletin 488/2017 - The IDF Guide on Biodiversity for the Dairy Sector

Bulletin 487/2017 - IDF Global Marketing Trends, Understanding Changes in Global Dairy Consumption

Bulletin 486/2017 - The IDF Guide to Water Footprint Methodology for the Dairy Sector

Bulletin 485/2016 - The IDF World Dairy Situation 2016
Bulletin 484/2016 -
Proceedings of the 5th Paratuberculosis Forum - Nantes, France, 19 June 2016
Bulletin 483/2016 -
Fluorimetric Method for the Determinatin of Alkaline Phosphatase Activity in Cow's Milk Cheese: Interlaboratory

                                    Collaborative Study


Special Issue 1401 - The Importance of Salt in the Manufacturing and Ripening of Cheese

                                       This document has 83 pages and costs 109.00€ for a paper copy or 99.00€ for an electronic version



Published 21.01.2020



Analytical Methods for Additives and Contaminants -Dublin - 26 April 2018

Analytical Methods for Composition -Madison - 11 May 2017

Analytical Methods for Dairy Microorganisms - Dublin - 27 April 2018

Animal Health and Welfare - Daejeon - 14 October 2018

Dairy Policies and Economics Santiago - 4 April 2018

Dairy Science and Technology - Montreal - 6 June 2018

Environment - Daejeon - 13 October 2018

Farm Management - Daejeon - 13 October 2018

Food Additives - Belfast - 28 October 2017

Marketing (jointly with Dairy Policies and Economics) - Belfast - 28 October 2018

Microbiological Hygiene -Belfast - 27 October 2017

Nutrition and Health - Daejeon -12 October 2018

Residues and Chemical Contaminants - Belfast - 27 October 2017

Statistics and Automation - Madison - 12 May 2017
Standards of Identity and Labelling - Daejeon - 12 October 2018
Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance - Belfast - 28 October 2017
Task Force on Plant Based Beverages - Brussels - 18 April 2018
Task Force on Protein from a Dairy Perspective - Teleconference - 20 March 2018



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