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HACCP is the path to compliance

As leaders of one of our nation’s safest and most highly regulated industries, dairy manufacturers have long understood the benefits of keeping our products safe for consumers. As you are aware, the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will require all dairy food processors to implement new standards of food safety compliance by July 3, 2012.
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Dairy processors seek alternatives to sugar to sweeten dairy foods

Americans want to cut back on sugar intake. Dairy product formulators can choose from an array of nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners, some of which contribute flavor, color and nutrients.

Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they are making a change regarding intake of carbohydrates, according to “2011 Food & Health Survey: Consumer Attitudes Toward Food Safety, Nutrition & Health” from the International Food Information Council, Washington, D.C. More than half say that they are trying to limit sugars.

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Time to get ready for FSMA

The Food Safety Modernization Act became law in 2011. The FDA is now writing proposed regulations that will likely take effect next year. What do dairy companies need to do to get ready?
The most sweeping set of food safety reforms of our lifetime was signed into law by President Obama in January 2011. Called the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the Food and Drug Administration is now writing proposed regulations that will likely take effect next year. What do dairy companies need to do to get ready? Here are four critical areas for you to focus on now.
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Prepare Your Plant to Comply with Food Safety Act

Look for some regulations contained in the Food Safety Modernization Act to be released as early as this summer, with more to come by year’s end and into 2013.
Most dairy industry meetings over the past year have devoted at least one session or agenda item to safety. DMI’s Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy established a Food Safety Committee almost two years ago to evaluate existing food safety tools and develop new ones. One of the main reasons for this focus was the passage in 2010 of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
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Jim Carper's Dairy Case

A look at the people, products and processors making news. This week: Organic Valley, Dairy Farmers of America, Lifeway Foods and more.
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Ensuring produce safety in a global food system

Since then FDA and our academic partner JIFSAN have held eight Good Agricultural Practices workshops in Mexico—more than in any other country. Numerous technical experts have shared their knowledge in areas such as laboratories, seafood and dairy processing, and food packaging. FDA has hosted 40 visitors in 14 delegations to facilitate information exchange between our countries.

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Jim Carper's Dairy Case

Welcome to Jim Carper's Dairy Case, a look at the people, processors and products in the news. In this issue:  Attitude Drinks, Milk PEP, FDA, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, National Ice Cream Mix Association and more.

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FDA stops interstate raw milk distribution

A federal court has granted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a permanent injunction preventing Rainbow Acres Farm from distributing raw milk and raw milk products in final package form for human consumption across state lines

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5 Tools To Reduce Contamination In Dairy Plants

Dairy foods have been around for thousands of years. The dairy industry has operated plants for hundreds of years. While the equipment and technology used today are noticeably different from 20 years ago, the processing steps are very similar and sometimes unchanged from a hundred years ago.
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IDFA Backs FDA Food Safety Priorities

The International Dairy Foods Association, Washington, D.C., says it supports the Food and Drug Administration’s long-term strategic plan to improve effectiveness and efficiency under its Foods and Veterinary Medicine Program.
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Rutgers' Better Process Control School (BPCS) 4-day Training

Rutgers University
Specific Location Given at Registration
New Brunswick, NJ
United States
Contact: Dalynn Knigge
This four-day Better Process Control School (BPCS) training course will teach you how to reduce susceptibility and minimize liability. Learn the practical applications of the principles underlying the FDA, USDA and FSIS regulations of food processors designed to prevent public health problems. Read More



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Anderson Erickson Dairy, Des Moines, Iowa

 From this one plant, AE Dairy manufactures a full range of Grade A dairy beverages and foods, including white and flavored milk, ice cream mix (packaged for retail sale and for commercial use), 50 flavors of Greek and conventional low-fat and nonfat yogurt, buttermilk, whipping cream, cottage cheese, juices, sour cream and dips.  


This photo gallery contains additional, unpublished photos of dairy processing facilities featured in Dairy Foods magazine. To view more Behind the Scenes galleries go to our archives page!

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President's Address --2020 Vision

They say hindsight is 20/20, but IDFA President and CEO Connie Tipton is turning that old adage on its head. She plans to look forward to the next five years with a focused vision on important changes ahead for the dairy industry. In her address Tipton will challenge industry leaders to be willing to shake things up. She will unveil plans to ramp up IDFA activities during the run up to 2020.

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Our annual supplier spotlights issue; A look inside Anderson Erickson Dairy; plus our detection systems Q&A

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Tharp & Young on Ice Cream: An Encyclopedic Guide to Ice Cream Science and Technology

An at once an all-inclusive guide to the meaning of hundreds of technical terms and ideas needed for ice cream manufacturing, as well as a practical introduction to the ingredients, freezing methods, flavoring, and packaging of ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, gelato, frozen yogurts, novelties and many other kinds of frozen desserts.

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