FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s recent comments about the need for strong federal oversight of food labels are exactly what is needed to address the misleading labeling of imitation dairy products, says NMPF.
One response to emerging buyer interests in food products can actually reduce consumer choice and increase food costs. Our recent research shows that a common result may be that restaurant chains, food-service operators
The three largest dairy cooperatives in the state are moving ahead with a petition to create a federal milk marketing order (FMMO) in California. This week, California Dairies, Inc. (CDI), Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.
The number of drug residues that occur in meat is very small - 0.003 percent of all cattle slaughtered. However, cull dairy cows are the No. 1 violator when it comes to drug residues. And, it's an issue that the dairy i
Above ground water systems have become a very popular tool to deliver clean water from reliable sources to pastures across South Dakota. Recently, there have been some changes in manufacturing and suppliers that are wor
The United States Department of Agriculture will publish its proposed rule on Federal Milk Marketing Order language for California Feb. 14.
A link to an unpublished copy of the 213-page decision was made available by th
In the last 20 years, research has demonstrated how much dry cow nutrition can negatively affect cow health, milk production and reproduction. As a result, dry cow nutrition has evolved from management by neglect to die
Bayer and Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) this week announced that they have signed an agreement under which, on completion of the transaction, Bayer would acquire BIVI's CYDECTIN bovine and ovine endectocid
Avoidance of violative drug residues remains a dominant concern in food animal production. But the full details regarding labeled indications, dosage, duration of therapy and withdrawal times often are not printed on a
Where is production agriculture headed in the immediate future? Is the next farm crisis looming as some prognosticators predict? Economists from the Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture weigh in with thei
The U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) is strengthening the federal underground storage tank (UST) requirements to improve prevention and detection of petroleum releases from USTs which are one of the leading sources o
Every now and then calves are born with a condition called contracted tendons. It results in the calf not being able to straighten out its front pasterns so they can put their hooves flat on the ground.