STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT I'd like to buy the world a milk
I'm working today on an upcoming story about the Upper Midwest dairy industry, and an industry official mentioned what could be a potentially huge new market for his product.
Coca-Cola is preparing t... Posted on 1/21/15 at 3:16 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Recipe: Fast, Easy Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
If you join me on Tuesdays for my food column, you may notice that I like the words "fast" and "easy," not to mention "inexpensive" and "good for you," and this recipe incorporates at least the firs... Posted on 9/24/13 at 6:44 PM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Cereal and Milk Bars
Often times in the morning, I find that my son and I are grabbing breakfast on the road. This poses a problem because milk doesn't hold well in the car and I like my coffee dark. This leaves us withou... Posted on 5/5/12 at 3:12 PM
Less than half of U.S. shops where milk is sold carry lower-fat or skim varieties, and this healthier option is most scarce in poor and minority communities that tend to have higher rates of obesity, a large study found.
Decades ago Israeli dairy farmers confronted a quandary - how could they provide milk to a fast-growing population in a country that is two-thirds desert, with little grazing land?
They turned to technology, developing equipment that boosted output - from cooling systems to milk meters and biometrics - and have made Israeli cows the most productive in the world.
U.S. health regulators are reviewing current standards for assessing drug residues in milk sold to consumers, a move that could expand testing for veterinary drugs at a time of growing consumer concern over food safety, health officials say.
BRUSSELS - A type of Dutch goat's cheese can now only be produced in the Netherlands after the European Union said on Tuesday it had registered it as protected, awarding it the same status as Greece's Feta and Italy's Parmesan.
SEATTLE - Public health officials in Washington state said on Friday they had asked for assistance from the federal government in tracking the source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 40 people who attended a milk festival last month.
WASHINGTON — The probability that Congress and President Barack Obama will conclude a “fiscal cliff” bill to deal with the nation’s deficit, much less include a new farm bill in it, is low, but House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said he is not worried about whether a bill is passed before next year.
Milk production continues to improve in Wisconsin, where dairy producers increased their output by 2 percent. Most of the 23 major milk-producing states in the nation showed similar gains. Two states had lower production, and Minnesota's output was unchanged at 786 million pounds.
A Minnesota farmer who distributes raw milk is due to stand trial next week for food code violations in a case that pits the government's efforts to ensure a safe food supply against consumers' rights to choose what they drink and eat.
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HANFORD, Calif. — A nondescript building in the heart of California’s dairy country has become the focus of intense scrutiny now that mad cow disease has been discovered in a dead dairy cow.
Gosia Wozniacka and Tracie Cone
April 24, 2012
WASHINGTON — Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and ranking member Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, recently released a farm bill proposal and announced that the committee will begin consideration of the bill on Wednesday.
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