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New Zealand: driving change in the dairy industry

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Zealand gets $170m research programme

18-Aug-2010

A seven-year scheme, backed by the New Zealand government, and supported by industry, will invest around NZ $170m in training and research, helping to “drive change in the dairy industry”. More

Think there is no chance CODEX will be implemented here? Say Cheese!

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While many people deny that CODEX is a reality, the evidence is all around us.  The article below, shows just how far into US food production, CODEX has extended its ugly fingers. The trade body cited is US based….Marti

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IDFA disheartened by Codex processed cheese project

By Guy Montague-Jones, 28-Jul-2010

Related topics: Regulation & Safety

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has described a decision from the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) to approve recommendations to work on a new standard for processed cheese as “disheartening”.

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At a meeting this month in Geneva the UN-backed CAC adopted the recommendations from the Codex Committee on Milk & Milk Products to scrap existing processed cheese standards and work on the creation of a new one.

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Memo on NAIS~~ One day closer to the regulatory grave!!!

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National Association of Farm Animal Welfare

Ag.Ed@nafaw.org

This is a printable version of the fact sheet.
 
There are 7 pages of government prepared repetitive gobbledygooking. Within the code verbiage are signs of things to come, and thankfully things to end.
 
It says nothing about dealing with the only disease that USDA says is costing the US dairy industry a $200,000,000 loss annually — Johne’s. No acknowledgement for a valid test method and a valid vaccination is on the horizon for Johne’s, the only costly cattle disease in the nation. More

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