Aurora Organic Dairy Named Best Fluid Milk Plant

April 13, 2010 Aurora Organic Dairy

Aurora Organic Dairy, a leading U.S. provider of high-quality private-label organic milk and butter, today announced it has been recognized as the Best Fluid Milk Plant by the All Star Dairy Association (ASDA) at its 52nd annual conference in Las Vegas, Nev. The ASDA is a membership-based organization specializing in consolidated procurement and dairy industry best practices.

Consumer Alert Precautionary Recall Issued For H-E-B French Onion Dip

April 12, 2010 FDA

H-E-B, committed to the safety of customers, is issuing a precautionary recall for H-E-B French Onion Dip. H-E-B is expanding the recall announced Thursday. The product is being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination.

Symposium Shows Raw Milk Debate Rages On

A bill that could legalize the sale of raw milk has not been set for a vote yet, but those in favor of raw milk production aren’t standing still while they wait. Both sides of the raw milk debate are very passionate, but supporters of the proposed bill gathered Saturday at the Monona Terrace for the 2nd Annual International Raw Milk Symposium said it’s not just about raw milk, it’s about freedom.

NM Dairy Industry Says New Rules Would Ruin Them

New Mexico dairies are objecting to the proposed groundwater protection requirements. The industry contends the proposals are so costly up to half of the state’s dairies would go out of business or move.

Pennsylvanian Plant Has Raw Milk Sales Permit Suspended

The Department of Agriculture today announced that the permit for Pasture Maid Creamery in New Castle, Lawrence County, to sell raw milk for human consumption was suspended April 5 after testing found Campylobacter in its raw milk samples. Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized.