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USDA prices

Cheese production is 'robust' this week, reports USDA

April 27, 2012

Butter prices dipped under the $1.40 level; cheese production is robust and fluid milk processors are operating plants on extended schedules, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Food safety

Ensuring produce safety in a global food system

April 2, 2012

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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Dairy prices

Price of 500-pound Cheddar barrels rises a nickel per pound

March 30, 2012


Cheddar Cheese prices received for U.S. 40-pound blocks averaged $1.51 per pound for the week, up 1.8 cents. The price for U.S. 500-pound barrels adjusted to 38% moisture averaged $1.55 per pound, up 4.9 cents.

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USDA weekly prices

USDA weekly prices decline for butter, cheese, whey milk powder

February 24, 2012

 Butter prices received for 25-kilogram and 68-pound boxes meeting United States Department of Agriculture Grade AA standards averaged $1.44 per pound for the week ending Feb. 18. The price per pound decreased 5.7 cents from the previous week. 

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School lunches

USDA's new school menu favors dairy foods

January 26, 2012

The new standards for school meals announced Wednesday by First Lady Michelle Obama and Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack standards for the first time in more than 15 years and are said to improve the health and nutrition of nearly 32 million children that participate in school meal programs every school day.

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Milk production

Milk production rose in November, December

January 25, 2012

Milk production in the 23 major milk-producing states during December totaled 15.4 billion pounds, up 2.7% from December 2010,

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Weekly USDA price report

Butter prices slip, dry whey prices up

January 20, 2012
NASS says butter prices received for 25 kilogram and 68 pound boxes meeting USDA Grade AA standards averaged $1.58 per pound for the week.
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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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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 


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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