NMPF, IDFA Criticize Wisconsin’s Raw Milk Bill

Two large groups that represent the interest of the American dairy industry are taking aim at Wisconsin’s pending raw milk law.

Yogurt Among Top Growing Snack Foods For Kids, 2-17

May 12, 2010 The NPD Group, Inc.

Kids, ages 2-17, ate more yogurt (refrigerated) as a snack-oriented food in 2009 than they did in 2008, but fresh fruit remained the top snack food consumed by this age group, according to The NPD Group, a market research company.

Dean Foods Plans To Cut Up To 400 Jobs

Dean Foods Co. will cut up to 400 jobs this year as it tries to recoup from a profit drain caused by steeply discounted store-brand milk cutting into sales of its higher-price branded products.

IDFA Responds To Report By Task Force On Childhood Obesity

The International Dairy Foods Association issued the following statement by Connie Tipton, president and CEO, regarding today’s Report to the President by the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity.

Probiotic Invention Helps Prevent Lactose Intolerance Symptoms

May 12, 2010 Ganeden Biotech, Inc.

Ganeden Biotech today announced that it was granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its invention utilizing a combination of probiotics and lactase to increase lactose digestion in people with lactose intolerance.
CAP Probiotic Invention Promises to Make It Easier to Prevent Lactose Intolerance Symptoms