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The UK dairy industry is bringing together the global dairy community to focus on how to make a difference with dairy at the International Dairy Federation (IDF) World Dairy Summit 2017 in Belfast.

Organised by UK-IDF, the UK National Committee of IDF, the 2017 event will take place from 29th October to 3rd November 2017 at the Belfast Waterfront conference centre. Over 1,000 dairy experts from across the globe are expected to gather in Belfast to share their in-depth knowledge of dairy and bring the audience up to speed on the latest developments in the industry.

For more information, visit www.idfwds2017.com or get in touch at info@idfwds2017.com.


Dr Judith Bryans, Chief Executive of Dairy UK,, was elected President of the Intern at in al Dairy Federation at the World Dairy Summit held in Rotterdam.

Judith takes over from Dr Jeremy Hill of New Zealand, who has completed his four-year term, having been elected at the 2012 World Dairy Summit in Cape Town.



iSSUE 112 - January 2017
Issue 109
- November 2016



Issue no 48 - October 2015 - reporting on the conferences and business meetings that took place during the IDF World Dairy Summit held in Vilnius from 20-24 September 2015


IDF Guide to Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Dairy Production (published in March 2013)



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 10 published in September 2016



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



0216 - Milk - Determination of fat content - Acido-butyrometric  (Gerber method) ISO/DIS 19662 / IDF 238

0116 - Cream - Determination of fat content  Acidobutyrometric method IS0/DIS 19660 / IDF 237



n/a        Communication on antimicrobial resistance from the dairy sector
- Determination of nitrofurazone in milk and milk products
16/16 - Review on metabolism and health effects of lactose and galactose
16/15 -
Global marketing trends survey
16/14 -
IDF Bulletin on proposed improvements of the reference method for somatic cell counting
16/13 - Revision of ISO 8196-3 / IDF 128-3: Milk - definition and evaluation of the overall accuracy of alternative methods of milk

              analysis - part 3: Protocol for the evaluation and validation of alternative quantitative methods of milk analysis
1/612 -
Revision of ISO29981/IDF220:2010 (Milk products - enumeration of presumptive bifidobacteria - Colony count technique at

16/11 -
Determination of milk urea by continuous flow analyser
16/10 -
Milk and milk products - Determination of the sugar contents - High Performance Anion Exchange Chromatographic Method

16/09 -
Infant formula and adult nutritionals, milk and dairy products - Minerals and trace elements - ICP/MS method
16/08 -
Infant formula and adult nutritionals, milk and dairy products - Determination of FOS in infant formula and adult/pediatric

              nutritional formula by HPAEC-PAD
- Infant formula and adult nutritionals, milk and dairy products - Determination of GOS in infant formula and adult/pediatric

              nutritional formula by liquid chromatography

16/06 - Infant formula and adult nutritionals, milk and dairy products - Determination of chloride by potentiometric titration

16/05 - Cheeses and processed cheeses, caseins and caseinates - Determination of fat content - SBR method

16/04 - Milk, dried milk and cream - Determination of fat content - Rose Gottlieb method

16/03 - Review of available methodologies and consideration of a reference method for the detection and enumeration of

              Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP)

16/02 - Update of inventory of microorganisms with a documented history of use in food

16/01 - IDF Bulletin on pasteurisation of milk



Analytical Methods for Additives and Contaminants - Copenhagen - 2 June 2016

Analytical Methods for Composition -Copenhagen - 2 June 2016

Analytical Methods for Dairy Microorganisms - Copenhagen - 31 May 2016

Analytical Methods for Processing Aids and Indicators - Copenhagen - 3 June 2016

Animal Health and Welfare -Rotterdam - 15 October 2016

Dairy Policies and Economics Montreal - 28 April 2016

Dairy Science and Technology - Dublin- 14 April 2016

Environment -Teleconference- 17 May 2016

Farm Management - Teleconference - 20 April 2016

Food Additives -Teleconference - 5 September 2016

Harmonisation of Microbiological Methods -Copenhagen - 2 June 2016

Marketing - Vilnius - 18 September 2015

Microbiological Hygiene -Vilnius - 19 September 2015

Nutrition and Health - Utrecht - 24 May 2016

Residues and Chemical Contaminants - Vilnius - 20 September 2015

Standards of Identity and Labelling - Vilnius - 18 September 2015

Statistics and Automation - Copenhagen - 3 June 2016



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