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IDF Newsbrief

Published approximately every six weeks. The Newsbrief contains news related to IDF events, meetings, Standing Committees, National Committees, membership, Codex, communications and IDF publications. Please see below for latest issues.

Issue 115 - Published 9th June 2017 (pdf 2.2MB)

  • Message from the IDF Director General
  • Report on IDF/ISO Analytical Week held in Madison, Wisconsin from 8-12 May
  • Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL) Event held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in May 2017
  • IDF at 38th Session of Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling 8-12 May 2017
  • Progress on the work of the IDF Standing Committee on Animal Health and Welfare
  • Progress on the work of the IDF Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance
  • China Dairy Industry Association endorses the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam
  • Report on the 85th General Session of the World Organisation for Animal Health held from 21-26 May in Paris
  • IDF supports the 17th World Milk Day
  • Forthcoming IDF Events
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2017 - Belfast - 29 October / 3 November
    • IDF Event on the Role of Dairy in Sustainable Diets, Seville, Spain 1-2 February 2018
    • IDF/ISO Analytical Week 2018, Dublin, Ireland 23-27 April
    • IDF/ISO Analytical Week 2019 Prague, Czech Republic 20-25 June
  • IDF Factsheet:: Guidance on Antimicrobial Resistance from the Dairy Sector
  • Publication of joint ISO Technical Specifications / IDF Reviewed Methods - Cheese: Detection of propionic acid level by chromatography - Part 1: Method by gas chromatography and Part 2: method by ion exchange chromatography
  • Withdrawal of 2 IDF/ISO Standards replaced by ISO standards on microbiology
  • Achieving Sustainable Production of Milk - Volume 2 published by Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

 

Issue 114 - Published 4th May 2017 (pdf 2.1MB)

  • Message from the IDF Director General
  • IDF at the 49th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives in Macau, China, 20-24 March
  • Progress of the work of the IDF Standing Committee on Environment
  • Meeting of the IDF Standing Committee on Dairy Policies and Economics held in Tel Aviv from 25/26 April
  • Israel Dairy Board and Cattle Breeders Association endorse the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam
  • Forthcoming IDF Events
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2017 - Belfast - 29 October / 3 November
    • IDF Analytical Week - Madison, Wisconsin - 8-12 May
    • IDF Event on the Role of Dairy in Sustainable Diets, Seville, Spain 1-2 February 2018
    • IDF/ISO Analytical Week, Dublin, Ireland 23-27 April 2018
    • IDF Mastitis Conference 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark 15-16 May
  • IDF endorses SSAFE Global Dairy Farming Food Safety Training Framework

 

Issue 113 - Published 23rd March 2017 (pdf 2.7MB)

  • Message from the IDF Director General
  • ISO Standard on "Definition and Technical Criteria for Food Ingredients to be Considered as Natural" on the road to adoption
  • IDF-USP collaboration: Developing a Screening Tool for Detecting Adulteration of Milk
  • Twelve New Work Items approved for the IDF Standing Committees
  • Dr Peter Parodi is awarded posthumous Order of Australia
  • Forthcoming IDF Events
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2017 - Belfast - 29 October / 3 November
    • IDF Analytical Week - Madison, Wisconsin - 8-12 May
  • IDF Bulletin 486/2017: IDF Guide to Water Footprint Methodology for the Dairy Sector
  • IDF Factsheet: The Importance of Salt in the Manufacturing and Ripening of Cheese
  • IDF Factsheet: Why galactose if good for you
  • Achieving Sustainable Production of Milk - Volume 1 published by Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

 

Issue 112 - Published 20th January 2017 (pdf 3.8MB)

  • Message from the IDF Director General
  • IDF at 38th Session of the Codex Commission on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCFNSDU)
  • IDF contributes to the Codex work on Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Acting regionally with global impact: The example of EFSA
  • Performance recording as a tool to improve production - ICAR in Puerto Varas
  • Forthcoming IDF Events:
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2017 to be held in Belfast from 29 October to 3 November
    • IDF/ISO Analytical Week 2017 to be held in Madison from May 8-12
  • IDF Factsheets:
    • Raw milk cheeses
    • Bacillus cereus in milk and dairy products
    • Escherichia coli as indicator in cheese processing

 

 

Issue 111 - Published 30th November 2016 (pdf 3.6MB)

  • Message from the IDF Director General
  • Message from the new IDF President Dr Judith Bryans
  • The Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam
  • UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) event on Sustainable Dairy Goals held at the CFS Plenary Meeting in Rome
  • IDF and IFAC sign MOU to Promote Global Harmonisation of Food Additives and Food Ingredients for the Dairy Sector
  • IDF Business meetings held at the IDF World Dairy Summit in Rotterdam:
    • Standing Committee on Environment
    • Standing Committee on Animal Health and Welfare
    • Standing Committee on Farm Management
    • Task Force on Communication of Antimicrobial Resistance from the Dairy Sector
    • Standing Committee on Food Additives
    • Standing Committee on Microbiological Hygiene
    • Standing Committee on Dairy Policies and Economics
    • Standing Committee on Marketing
  • New IDF National Committees in Argentina and Ukraine
  • FEPALE's 25th Anniversary
  • Forthcoming IDF Events:
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2017 to be held in Belfast from 29 October to 3 November
  • IDF Publiations:
  • Factsheet on Cheese ripening on wooden shelves
  • Factsheet on the Impact of transport temperature on the quality of dry dairy products
  • Factsheet on IDF Country Reports
  • IDF Bulletin 484/2016 - Proceedings of the 5th Paratuberculosis Forum held in Nantes on 19 June 2016
  • IDF Bulletin 485/2016 - IDF World Dairy Situation 2016
  • IDF Annual Report

 

 

Issue 110 - Published 11th October 2016 (pdf 2.03MB)

  • Message from the IDF Director General
  • Report on COAG25 - the 25th Session of FAO''s Committee on Agriculture held in Rome from 26-30 September
  • AOAC,/ISO/IDF joint development of Analytical Standards
  • Collaboration between the International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR) and IDF
  • Launch of the new IDF website
  • 6th IDF Mastitis Conference held in Nantes from 7-9 September 2016
  • Forthcoming IDF events
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2016 - Rotterdam, 16-21 October
    • IDF /ISO Analytical Week to be held in Wisconsin from 8-12 May 2017
  • IDF World Dairy Summit 2016 - Rotterdam, 16-21 October
  • IDF /ISO Analytical Week to be held in Wisconsin from 8-12 May 2017
  • IDF publications
    • IDF Bulletin 485/2016 - The World Dairy Situation 2016 - €600 hardcopy, €500 pdf version
    • Joint IDF/ISO Standard - ISO 11816-2 / IDF 155-2 - Milk and milk products - Determination of alkaline phosphatase

        activity - Part 2: Fluorometric method for cheese

    • IDF Factsheet - Cronobacter species in the dairy industry - download
    • IDF Animal Health Newsletter 2016 - download

 

Issue 109 - Published 18th July 2016 (pdf 1.78MB)

  • Message from the IDF Director General
  • Report on IDF/ISO Analytical Week held in Copenhagen from May 30 to June 3
  • Report on the 43rd Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelllng held in Ottawa from 9-13 May
  • Report on the fifth ParaTB Forum held in Nantes on 19 June
  • Report on the Standing Committee on Dairy Policies and Economics meeting held in Montreal on 28/29 April
  • Report on the IDF Parallel Symposia on Cheese Science and Technology and on Concentration and Drying Technologies of

                 Dairy Products held in Dublin from 11-13 April

  • The Sustainable Development Goals of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL)
  • The value of trees for dairying
  • Report on the Partnership Forum on Livestock held in Rome on June 30
  • 39th Codex Alimentarius Commission
  • Forthcoming IDF events
    • IDF Mastiitis Conference to be held in Nantes, France from 7-9 September,
    • IDF World Dairy Summit to be held in Rotterdam, Netherlands from 16-21 October
    • IDF/ISO Analytical Week 2017 to be held in Madison, USA from 8-12 May
  • IDF publications
    • Field Guidelines for the Assessment and Management of Aflatoxins in Dairy Products across the Supply

                 Chain

  • Saturated Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease

Issue 108 - Published 23rd March 2016 (pdf 2.16MB)

  • Message from the IDF Director General
  • Report on COP21, the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change,

                 held in Paris in November/December 2015

  • Report on ISO Technical Committee 34 (Food Products) Working Group meeting held in Paris in December 2015
  • Codex Committee on Milk and Milk Products Working Group on Processed Cheese meeting - December 2015
  • Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses meeting - November 2015
  • 37th Session of the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling - February 2016
  • 48th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives - March 2016
  • IDF and the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) sign Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on Standards
  • IDF Board meeting - February 2016
  • IDF Events:
    • IDF International Symposium on Cheese Science and Technology & the IDF Symposium on Concentration and

       Drying Technologies for Dairy Products to be held in Dublin from 11-13 April

    • IDF/ISO Analytical Week 2016 to be held in Copenhagen from 30 May- 3 June
    • IDF Mastitis Conference to be held in Nantes from 7-9 September
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2016 to be held in Rotterdam from 16-21 October
    • IDF Analytical Week 2017 to be held in Madison from 14-18 May
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2017 to be held in Istanbul from 17-21 October
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 to be held in Korea from 15-19 October
  • Other events:
    • IDF President addresses Dairy Asia meeting
    • FAO Symposium on Biotechnology hedl from 15-17 February
  • IDF New Work Item Proposals

Issue 107 - Published 12th November 2015 (pdf 3.79MB)

  • Message from the IDF Director General
  • UN Committee on World Food Security Annual Meeting 2015
  • EFSA Conference "Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together"
  • World Food Day 2015
  • FENS Satellite Symposium reveals beneficial health effects of regular dairy foods
  • LEAP+ Stakeholder Meeting and 12th LEAP Steering Committee
  • The IDF Prize of Excellence 2015 awarded to Claus Heggum and Michael Hickey
  • IMP Trophy
  • IDF Events:
    • Concentrated and Dried Milk Symposium / Cheese Science and Technology Symposium to be held in Dublin from

       11-13 April 2016

    • IDF Analytical Week to be held in Copenhagen from May 30-June 3
    • 6th IDF Mastitis Conference to be held in Nantes from 7-9 September
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2016 to be held in Rotterdam from 16-19 October
  • IDF Publications:
    • IDF Bulletin 480/2015 - The Contribution of School Milk Programmes to the Nutrition of Children Worldwide
    • IDF Bulletin 481/2015 - The World Dairy Situation 2015
    • IDF Factsheet - IDF Country  Reports
  • Changes in IDF Governing Bodies

Issue 106 - Published 4th September 2015 (pdf 2.4MB)

  • Message from the IDF Director General
  • The decade of nutrition - Implementation of ICN2
  • Other news from the 39th FAO Conference
  • Report on the "No More Food to Waste" Conference held in The Netherlands from 16-19 June
  • Report on Expo Milan 2015 "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life"
  • IDF Event - IDF World Dairy Summit 2015 to be held in Vilnius, Lithuania from 20-24 September 2015
  • IDF Event - IDF/ISO Analytical Week 2016 to be held in Copenhagen from May 30 - June 3
  • Visit by the IDF President to the Japanese National Committee of the IDF
  • IDF Bulletin 478/2015 - Interlaboratory collaborative study on a flow cytometry method for lactic acid bacteria quantification

                 in starter cultures, probiotics and fermented milk products according to ISO 19344 / IDF 232

  • IDF Bulletin 479/2015 - A common carbon footprint approach for the dairy sector: The IDF guide to standard life cycle

                 assessment methodology (Revision of Bulletin 445/2010)

  • IDF Factsheet - Why semicarbazide is not a suitable marker for nitrofurazone in dairy products

Issue 105 - Published 2nd June 2015 (pdf 3.8MB)

  • Message from the Director General
  • Report on 7th IDF International Symposium on Sheep, Goat and other non-Cow Milk held from 23-25 March in Limassol
  • Report on IDF Analytical Week 2015 held in Namur from 13/17 April
  • Report on the Final OptiMIL Scientific and Expert meeting held in Namur on 16/17 April
  • IDF Standing Committee on Dairy Policies and Economics meeting held on 12/13 May 2015 in Berlin
  • 83rd General Session of the World Organisation for Animal Health held from 24-29 May 2015 in Paris
  • Recent events on Livestock Sustainability
  • IDF Event - IDF World Dairy Summit 2015 to be held in Vilnius, Lithuania from 20-24 September 2015

Issue 104 - Published 6th March 2015 (pdf 4.2MB)

  • Message from the Director General
  • IDF appoints Jaap Evers as Global Dairy Sector Leader - Standards
  • IDF appoints Nico van Belzen as Global Dairy Sector Leader  - Food Safety and Quality
  • IDF German and Russian National Committees sign  cooperation agreement
  • 43rd Dairy Industry Conference held in Kolkata from 19-21 Feb 2015
  • IDF Standing Committee on Environment - Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership ((LEAP)
  • IDF Standing Committee on Environment - Revision of the IDF guide to standard life cycle assessment methodology
  • IDF Standing Committee on Animal Health and Welfare
  • IDF Standing Committee on Farm Management - IDF Dairy Farmer Forum
  • IDF Standing Committee on Food Additives - Update on CCFA approach on alignment of dairy standards with the GSFA
  • IDF Standing Committee on Residues and Chemical Contaminants -
    • Codex Guidelines for Managing Food Emergency Situations in relation to International Trade (CCFICS)
    • Short communication on Aflatoxin M1
  • IDF Standing Committee on Microbiological Hygiene
    • Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH)
    • Article on Listeria
  • IDF Standing Committee on Identity and Labelling
    • Standardisation of processed cheese
    • Standardisation of whey permeate powder
  • IDF Standing Committee on Nutrition and Health
    • Nutrition conference at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2015
    • Dairy fats - Fats and Oils
    • Factsheets in preparation
  • IDF Standing Committee on Marketing
  • Physical Working Group on Processed Cheese
  • IDF Events
    • 7th International Symposium on Sheep, Goat and other non-Cow Milk  - 23-25 March 2015 - Cyprus
    • IDF/ISO Analytical Week and OptiMIR symposium - 13-17 April - Namur
    • IDF World Dairy Summit 2015 - 20-24 September 2015 - Lithuania
  • Highlights of the FAO/WHO Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)
  • IDF Publication -Special Issue 1401 - The Importance of Salt in the Manufacture and Ripening of Cheese

 

Issue 103 - Published 19th December 2014 (pdf 2.8MB)

  • Message from the Director General
  • Highlights of the FAO/WHO Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)
  • IDF Award 2014 presented to Professor Mohamed El-Hossieny Adb El-Salam
  • IDF Prize of Excellence 2014 awarded to Dr Dave Barbano, Richard Johnson, Dr Silvia Orlandini, George Psathas and Juan

                 Romero

  • Yves Boutonnat IMP Trophy 2014 awarded to Dairy Australia
  • 42nd Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling - Rome, 21-24 November
  • 36th Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses - Bali, 24-28 November
  • 18th Session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Asia - Tokyo, 5-9 November
  • IDF Event - IDF/ISO Analytical Week 2015 - Namur, 13-17 April 2015
  • IDF Event -  IDF World Dairy Summit - Vilnius, 20-24 September 2015
  • IDF Event - IDF Dairy Science and Technology Symposia 2016 - Dublin, 11-13 April 2016
  • IDF Bulletin 476 - The World Dairy Situation 2014
  • IDF Bulletin 477 - Determination of hen's eggs white lysozyme in milk and cheese: interlaboratory collaborative study
  • New Guidelines to Harmonise Studies on Heat Resistance of Bacteria
  • IDF Factsheets: The Role of Dairy in Sustainable Nutrition, The Role of Dairy in Optimal and Under-Nutrition  - The First

                 1000 days and The International Dairy Federation (providing an overview of its role in the global dairy sector).

  • Changes in IDF (Head Office, Board of Directors, Science and Programme Coordination Committee and National

                 Committees)

 

Issue 102 - Published 7th October 2014 (pdf 3.29MB)

  • Message from the Director General
  • Developing global nutrition policies at ICN2
  • IDF members celebrate World School Milk Day
  • IDF Publication - World Mapping of Animal Feeding Systems in the Dairy Sector
  • Codex update, including
    • Codex Standard for Processed Cheese
    • Adoption of new Codex work on Standard for Whey Permeate Powder postponed
  • Developments in Methods of Analysis and Sampling - Draft International Standard status for:
    • Quantification of Lactic acid bacteria by flow cytometry
    • Determination of alkaline phosphatase activity in milk and milk products - Part 2: Fluorometric method of cheese

       (revision)

    • Milk and cheese - Determination of hen's egg white lysozyme content by high performance liquid chromatography

       (revision)

    • Direct determination of fatty acids in milk products and infant formula
  • Animal Health and Welfare update, including:
    • Antimicrobial Resistance in Mastitis Pathogens
    • OIE Standard on Animal Welfare and Dairy Cattle Production
  • IDF Event - 7th International Symposium on Sheep, Goat and other non-cow Milk, Cyprus, 23-25 March 2015
  • IDF Bulletin 474 - Detecting antibiotic residues in milk  - Guidance on the application of screening and confirmatory

                 methods in integrated dairy chain management

  • IDF Bulletin 475 - Proceedings of the 4th Paratuberculosis Forum - Parma, 12 June 2014
  • IDF Animal Health Newsletter No 8

 

Issue 101 - Published 8th July 2014 (pdf 1.07MB)

  • Message from the Director General
  • Report on the IDF/ISO Scientific Symposium held during Analytical Week on 17 May 2014
  • IDF collaboration with the International Commission for Animal Recording (ICAR)
  • General Session of the International Committee of the World Organisation for Animal Health - Paris - 25-30 May 2014
  • Stakeholder meeting in preparation of the Second International Congress of Nutrition (ICN2)
  • IDF Event - IDF World Dairy Summit 2014 - October 27-31
  • IDF Event - 7th International Symposium on Sheep, Goat and other non-Cow Milk - 23-25 March 2015
  • Dairy Policy and Economics Country Reports
  • World Milk Day - 1 June
  • IDF Publication - ISO 17758 / IDF  087:2014 - Instant Dried Milk - Determination of the dispersibility and wettability -

                 Pages:  10 -  Paper:  47.00€ -  Electronic:  47.00€

 

Issue 100 - Published 2nd May 2014 (pdf 2.36MB)

  • Message from the Director General
  • Effects of genetic, processing or product formulation changes on efficacy and safety of probiotics
  • New IDF publication - Monograph on "The Importance of Salt in the Manufacture and Ripening of Cheese"
  • New IDF factsheet - "Control and Detection of Antimcrobial Residues in Milk and Dairy Products"
  • New IDF factsheet - "Interpretation of the Protein Quality Methodology: Change to DIASS"
  • Report on the Second IDF Symposium on Microstructure of Dairy  Products, 3-4 March and the Fifth IDF Symposium on

                 Science and Technology of Fermented Milk, 6-7 March, held in Melbourne

  • Information about the scientific symposium entitled "What can Analytics Contribute to Healthy Cows and Healthy Dairy

                 Products" to be held on 17 May as part of IDF/ISO Analytical Week in Berlin

  • IDF World Dairy Summit 2014 - Tel Aviv - October 27-31
  • IDF World Dairy Summit 2015 - Vilnius - 20-24 September

 

Issue 99 - Published 27th February 2014 (pdf 1.59MB)

  • Message from the Director General
  • Livestock Environmental Assessment Partnership (LEAP) Steering Committee
  • Dairy Sustainability Framework
  • Protein Measurement Standard Expanded for Greater Consumer Protection and Harmonised Trade
  • Second IDF Symposium on Microstructure of Dairy Products, Melbourne 3-4 March 2014
  • Fifth IDF Symposium on Science and Technology of Fermented Milk, Melbourne 6-7 March 2014
  • IDF/ISO Analytical Week - Berlin, May 2014
  • IDF World Dairy Summit, Tel Aviv, 27-31 October 2014
  • 7th IDF International Symposium on Sheep, Goat and other non-Cow Milk 2015, Limassol 23-25 March 2015

 

Issue 98 - Published 11th December 2013 (pdf 3MB)

  • Message from the Director General
  • IDF welcomes a new member country
  • IDF Task Force on Animal Feeding
  • IDF Standing Committee on Animal Health and Welfare
  • IDF Standing Committee on Farm Management
  • IDF Standing Committee on Dairy Science and Technology
  • IDF Standing Committee on Dairy Policies and Economics
  • IDF Standing Committee on Nutrition and Health
  • IDF Standing Committee on Food Labelling
  • IDF Standing Committee on Food Additives
  • IDF Standing Committee on Residues and Chemical Contaminants
  • IDF Standing Committee on Microbiological Hygiene
  • IDF Standing Committee on Standards of Identity
  • IDF Standing Committee on Environment
  • IDF Award
  • IDF Prize of Excellence
  • The Dairy Sustainability Framework
  • Yves Boutonnat IMP Trophy Award
  • Non-Summit reports - Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL)
  • Benefits of Dairying
  • IDF Bulletin 470/2013 - The World Dairy Situation 2013

Issue 97 - Published 22nd October 2013 (pdf 1.53MB)

  • New IDF Programme of Work
  • Maintaining Health with Nutrient Rich Diets: IUNS Sponsored Symposium videos now online
  • IDF-SAI Workshop on Biodiversity in the Dairy Sector
  • IDF World Dairy Situation 2013 publication
  • Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership
  • European Dairy Association Annual Congress
  • New webpage with full list of IDF Factsheets
  • Preview of Marketing Conference to be held during the World Dairy Summit
  • Progress in livestock sustainability: the case for Ireland
  • International Ice Cream Symposium in Cologne - 10-12 December
  • Joint IDF/ISO Standard: ISO 9622/IDF 141:2013 - Milk and liquid milk products - Guidelines for the application of mid infrared

                 spectrometry

  • IDF Animal Health Newsletter No 7

 

Issue 96 - Published 10th September 2013 (pdf 1.41MB)

  • Revised IDF Carbon Footprint Guidance
  • IDF Water Footprint Guidance
  • International Union of Nutritional Science (IUNS) Satellite Symposium held in conjunction with the Congress of Nutrition – 19

                 September

  • Report on 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Diets: Human Nutrition & Livestock, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 21-25

                 August

  • Report on the 36th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, held in Rome from 1-5 July
  • World School Milk Day – 25 September
  • IDF Forum to be held on October 28th as part of the IDF World Dairy Summit

    Chair: Michael Hickey, Chair of the IDF Science and Programme Coordination Committee (SPCC)
    IDF key achievements in 2012-2013

    Delivering on nutrition: IDF’s unique role in the global health agenda    
    IDF – Value through international standards
    IDF’s contributions to dairy environmental sustainability
    The way forward – IDF strategy implementation

  • Dairy Farming conference to be held on October 31st as part of the IDF World Dairy Summit 2013
  • IDF Bulletin 466/2013 – Guidelines for the use and interpretation of bovine milk somatic cell counts (SCC) in the dairy

                 industry

  • IDF Bulletin 467/2013 – Collaborative Study of ISO 26323-IDF 213 on determination of the acidification activity of dairy

                 cultures by continuous pH measurement (CpH)

  • Maternity cover at IDF Head Office
  • Pierre Staal (former IDF Secretary General)

Issue 95 - Published 31st July 2013 (pdf 1.62MB)

Contents:

  •  Report on the work on the Scientific Programme Coordination Committee
  •  IDF Standing Committee on Animal Health and Welfare: current focus on antimicrobial resistance, somatic cell counts and

                   Standards for animal welfare

  •  IDF Standing Committee on Environment featuring the IDF-SAI Workshop on Biodiversity (September 18) and the

                   Animal Change Annual Meeting - 27-28 June

  •  "Sustainable Diet and Food Security" conference - France, 28-29 May
  •  2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Diets: Human Nutrition and Livestock, Mongolia 21-25 August
  •  Report on Standing Committee on Analytical Methods for Additives and Contaminants meeting 6-7 June: 2 new publications
  •  Report on Standing Committee on Analytical Methods for Composition meeting - 6 June
  •  Report on Standing Committee on Analytical Methods for Dairy Microorganisms - 7 June
  •  Report on Standing Committee on Analytical Methods for Processing Aids and Indicators meeting - 7 June
  •  Report on Standing Committee on Microbiological Methods meeting - 6 June
  •  Report on Standing Committee on Statistics and Automation meeting - 7 June
  •  New factsheet: Questions on Trans and CLA of Dairy Products
  •  IDF World Dairy Summit  Nutrition - Food Safety Conference - 1November
  •  NutrEvent 2013 -19-20 June - France
  •  IDF National Committees Forum - 19/20 June
  •  New IDF Bulletin 465/2013 - Identification and Assessment of Emerging Issues Associated with Chemical contaminants in

                   Dairy Products

  •  International Standard ISO16297/IDF161:2013 - Milk - Bacterial Count  - Protocol for the Evaluation of Alternative Methods

 

Issue 94 - Published 28th June 2013 (pdf 1.11MB)

Contents:

  •  First international collaboration to showcase the latest body of evidence of dairy health benefits
  •  Standing Committee on Nutrition and Health Meeting, 21 May, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  •  4th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling, Canada, 14-17 May
  •  Meeting of the GDP Communications and Scientific Advisory Board, Deauville 14/15 May
  •  81st General Session of the OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health) Paris, 26-29 May
  •  World Milk Day - 1 June
  •  New factsheet: Protein Determination
  •  IDF/ISO Analytical Week 2013
  •  IDF World Dairy Summit  2013
  •  FIL-IDF Canada and Stela Innovation and Dairy Outlook Symposium
  •  IDF Bulletin 464/2013: 2 papers from the Emerging Dairy Sector conference of the 2012 World Dairy Summit:  "Dairy:Nutritional value for money for South African consumers" and "The benefits of animal welfare for farmers and the environment  in emerging countries"
  •  IDF Bulletin 463/2013: Six papers and one poster presented at the Nutrition and Health Conference during the 2012 World Dairy Summit
  •  Joint ISO:IDF Standard: ISO 16297/IDF 161:2013 - Milk - Bacterial Count - Protocol for the Evaluation of Alternative Methods.  Copies of this publication can be ordered by phone on 020 7467 2621 or by sending an email to iwakeling@dairyuk.org

Issue 93 - Published 22nd April 2013 (pdf 1.42MB)

Contents:

  •  First international collaboration to showcase the latest body of evidence of dairy health benefits
  •  Standing Committee on Dairy Policies and Economics Spring meeting
  •  Nutrition Factsheets available on IDF Website
  •  OIE first Global Conference on the Prudent Use of Antimicrobials in Veterinary Medicine
  •  Codex Committee for Food Additives
  •  Madrid High-Level Consultation on Hunger, Food Security and Nutrition
  •  World Milk Day - 1 June 2013
  •  IDF videos featuring interviews with IDF members and experts uploaded to Website
  •  Introducing the Prize of Excellence
  •  IDF/ISO Analytical Week 2013
  •  IDF World Dairy Summit 2013
  •  Member survey and Strategic Review
  •  IDF Germany Open Day
  •  IDF Guide to Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Dairy Production
  •  IDF Bulletin 462/2013: Identification of Probiotics at Strain Level - Guidance Document. Electronic copies

                 of this publication can be ordered by phone on 020 7467 2621 or by sending an email to iwakeling@dairyuk.org

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