In the dairy sector throughout the world, there is a desire to optimize udder health. Good udder health leads to improved animal welfare, improved production efficiency, stronger animal health, and reduction of the use of antimicrobials. Usually, when an infection occurs, milk somatic cell counts (SCC) in the udder increases. Therefore, milk SCC is used […]
Every 4 years, The IDF Cheese Science and Technology Symposium is held and co-organised by FIL-IDF Canada and the Quebec STELA Dairy Research Centre of Université Laval. The 2021 completely virtual edition gathered international scientific experts to share the latest research findings and technology innovations. Throughout the week, the virtual formula offered an enhanced conference […]
There is a long history of organizing school milk programs in every corner of the world, either as part of school meals programs or as stand-alone school milk programs. School feeding programs have been identified as an important social protection mechanism as they provide good nutrition and education to children, as well as are able […]
IDF member Dairy Farmers of Ontario develops Dairycraft, an educational version of popular game Minecraft, to teach young people about all things dairy.
On World Milk Day 2021, the dairy sector shares the important steps being taken around the world to improve dairy sustainability and reduce dairy’s carbon footprint.
IDF Symposium reviewing the latest science on the contribution of dairy in diets gathers several hundred health professionals from around the world.
A first glimpse at IDF’s new responsive, intuitive, and secure combined public website and e-shop! The fresh new website has been carefully structured to deliver on the brief of a modern, clean, professional, intuitive, and secure multiplatform website. Our aim was to instantly impress website visitors with IDF’s clear expertise and its core identity alongside […]
The virtual format of the IDF International Cheese Science and Technology Symposium 2021, held between the 7 to 11 June 2021 will offer an increased number of live and on-demand lectures by expert keynote speakers, Q&A thematic sessions, interactive e-poster workshops, and numerous networking opportunities with researchers, emerging scientists, cheese experts and industry representatives inside […]
With the world nowhere close to delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the target date of 2030, the Summit Secretariat has issued a call for game-changing solutions to pick up the pace to deliver the SDGs. The global dairy sector, represented by the International Dairy Federation and Global Dairy Platform, has been sharing […]
Our latest IDF bulletin looks at the structure of Milk, cheese, yogurt, and other cultured/fermented dairy products which are important sources of key nutrients. As part of their nutrient-rich package, dairy foods also contain naturally occurring sugar, lactose. It is important to consider dairy products in a unique way, giving credit to the important nutritional […]