Pennsylvania Warns of Tainted Raw Milk

Consumers who purchased raw whole milk from Conoco View Dairy in Blain, Pennsylvania, should immediately discard the milk, which was sold in plastic half gallons, gallons and glass half gallons with the sell-by date of Feb. 16.

Low milk prices causing serious financial stress for New York dairy farmers

NEW BERLIN, N. Y. — Tom Hosking, a veteran livestock auctioneer, has close encounters with the increasing economic pain and everyday stress facing New York’s dairy farmers.

By: Joe Mahoney CNHI News Service

Source: Daily Item


Is dust the reason dairy farmers are more likely to have respiratory problems?

Recent research has shown that Irish dairy farmers can have high and variable levels of organic dust and endotoxin exposures.

By: Ciaran Moran

Source: Independent


Prebiotics in formula milk may boost babies’ memory skills

New York: While breast milk is considered the best, for mothers for whom breastfeeding is difficult or impossible adding prebiotics to the formula milk could enhance memory and learning in babies, researchers suggest.


Source: Times Now


Bluetongue disease zone lifted but China still shuns dairy heifer exports from northern Victoria

The lucrative trade of exporting live dairy heifers to China continues to be on hold for some farmers despite authorities declaring northern Victoria free of bluetongue disease.

By: Warwick Long

Source: ABC Rural


France’s baby milk scare: Police search Lactalis sites

French police are searching several sites run by dairy group Lactalis as part of an ongoing investigation into a baby milk scare.


Source: BBC