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FSMA Timetable Reset: Court Orders & Re-Writes

Use this 3-year enforcement timeline when planning for employee training and compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act.
By Allen Sayler
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"Are we there yet?” Many senior plant and dairy corporate leaders are wondering when the journey will end regarding full implementation of the Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act.


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Working with cocoa in ice cream

To formulate a quality product, you must understand the properties and attributes of cocoa and chocolate. Then you can achieve the desired flavor, body, texture and color.
By Bruce Tharp and Steve Young
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 Chocolate is second only to vanilla as the most popular ice cream flavor in the United States. Therefore, it is a major component of the product portfolios of most ice cream companies, representing on average of 8% to 10% of the volume of a typical portfolio.  


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Gazing into the dairy industry's crystal ball

The FDA’s new label changes, two conferences in a week and a trip through a milk plant have me thinking about the future of the dairy industry.
By Jim Carper
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In late February, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration put out for comment its suggestions to redo the Nutrition Facts label on food packages.


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Off-the-shelf ideas to extend shelf life

By Jayne Randolph
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A thorough regimen of inspecting, sampling and testing in your milk plant can be an effective means of achieving a longer shelf life for the dairy products you process.


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Hubba, hubba

The Devil or Angel approach to advertising milk – sex or wholesomeness

MilkPEP shaves its milk mustache, fairlife goes sexy and Umpqua stays wholesome.
By Jim Carper
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A milk processor channels pin-up models in its ad campaign for a high-protein milk. Meanwhile, the national marketing group MilkPEP has stopped asking “got milk?” in favor of a new campaign that touts the beverage’s protein content.


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The java script

Developing RTD tea and coffee

Ready-to-drink coffee and tea products create value and convenience as a cheaper and quicker alternative to stopping at a coffee or tea chain.
By Kimberly Decker
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Dairy processors have the processing equipment and the retail relationships so it makes sense to capitalize on the popularity of ready-to-drink coffee and tea beverages. Here’s what you need to know about developing these RTD drinks.


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The Middle East needs U.S. dairy products

By Tom Suber
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 A growing population, the rise of a middle class and demand for innovative and healthy dairy foods contribute to a rise in U.S. dairy exports to the Middle East and North Africa at exporting.  


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Dairy powers healthy innovations

By Greg Miller and Erin Quann
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Turn to science to unlock the power of dairy’s nutrition and health benefits. Then create messages to teach consumers that dairy is a source of high-quality protein and other nutrients.


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All aboard the traceability train

By Susan Larson
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 Companies representing 25% of domestic fluid milk production already have committed to voluntary traceability guidelines. The Innovation Center for Dairy Research aims to have an 80% adoption rate across by September. 


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3-A Sanitary Standards steer dairy processors to food safety

By Timothy Rugh
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3-A Accepted Practices and the Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance guide dairy processors in producing safe foods. 


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