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Owing to the drastic growth of imports, China will implement the new “Test, Quarantine and Supervision Methods for Import and Export of Dairy Products” beginning in May. There is a strengthened test, quarantine and supervision over the importation of dairy products, which are intended to improve the overall quality level of imported products.
Through the first 10 months of 2012, the volume of major products increased a combined 5.5 percent to more than 2.8 billion lbs. Although growth had softened in recent months, U.S. cheese and whey protein concentrate were poised to shatter volume records, and nonfat dry milk/skim milk powder was tracking at or near record levels. For the second consecutive year, U.S. export volume accounted for more than 13 percent of total milk solids produced in the United States.
Total cheese output (excluding cottage cheese) was 871 million pounds, 0.3 percent above September 2011 but 1.9 percent below August 2012.
According to a 2011 Nestle Nutrition Institute review of research, consumption of dairy products and their milk proteins increase satiety and reduce food intake and blood glucose response when consumed alone or with carbohydrate. Read more about studies into milk protein and health.
Available in powder form, Lacprodan DI-7017 is suitable for use in both pH acid and pH neutral formulations, increasing the variety of product types and packaging formats into which it can be incorporated. It is suitable in the milky beverages typically used in clinical nutrition, but can also be incorporated into less viscous beverages which may be easier for some patients to drink.
Milk production peaked last week, cheese plants were busy and the dry products market showed mixed results, according to the USDA's Dairy Market News. Following is a summary of the report.
Butter pricing is firming this week, cheese production nationally remains heavy, Northeast milk production is widely believed to have reached a plateau, and California milk output is mostly steady and remains at or near the seasonal peak, reports the USDA this week.
The third-generation, independently owned dairy processor manufactures milk, buttermilk, sour cream, juices, iced teas and fruit punches at its plant in Portland, Maine. It is also a leader in energy conservation.
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