“School milk programs are a valuable opportunity to positively impact child development” says IDF President
IDF President Piercristiano Brazzale outlines the vital role of school milk programs at the IDF plenary session of the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit on 28 July.
IDF launches special UN Food Systems Summit edition of successful Dairy Sustainability Outlook series
Brussels, 26 July 2021 – The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has today launched the 4th edition of its Dairy Sustainability Outlook series, which provides new case studies to support the dairy sector in delivering on its commitment to sustainable development, guided by the five action tracks of the UN Food Systems Summit.
President of the International Dairy Federation (IDF) Piercristiano Brazzale stresses the vital role of dairy in healthy and sustainable diets in advance of the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit, to be held in Italy between 26–28 July 2021.
New IDF guidance on the application of conversion for determination of microbiological quality of raw milk released
Bulletin published today will enable stakeholders to make science-based decisions on how best to evaluate obtained testing results against limits in official regulations and in grading schemes.
The global dairy sector is taking the impact of COVID-19 extremely seriously. Please find on this page a summary of global dairy sector responses to COVID-19 and practical support. If you have any examples you would like to contribute, please contact us Dairy sector responses to the COVID-19 crisis FAO publication, “Exposure of humans or […]
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.