Consumer Exposure

The latest messages on the health benefits of dairy are getting good play in the consumer press. The University of Tennessee weight loss research and other positive science were touched upon in a recent article in Men's Health magazine. And with the release of the new Dietary Guidelines, USA Today last month highlighted the debate over the importance of dairy in the diet.

Now ‘r ya Happy?

The California Milk Producers Advisory Board, is free to continue using its "Happy Cows" advertising campaign after the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) was upheld on appeals.

AMPI to Rebuild

Associated Milk Producers Inc., New Ulm, Minn., says it plans to rebuild its fire-damaged butter processing and packaging plant at New Ulm. Construction could begin in the spring.

Milk in Maine

The Bangor Daily News recently reported on a study that shows dairy farming represents a $570 million industry in Maine and is surpassed only by potatoes in its agricultural impact on the state.

Vinamilk Offerings

Vietnam Dairy Products Company, popularly known as Vinamilk, has received the green light from the Vietnamese government to sell another 15% of its equity to the public so as to be eligible for listing on the stock market.