The IDF World Dairy Summit 2024 unveils the broad outlines of its programme

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) and IDF France representatives met in Paris last week to present the programme for the IDF World Dairy Summit (WDS) taking place from 15 to 18 October 2024 in Paris-La Défense, France. This key event for the dairy sector, which brings together all its players, provides an opportunity to share […]

Maintaining momentum on methods of analysis and sampling

The CODEX recommended methods of analysis play an important role in checking compliance with provisions in Codex standards. Foundation texts developed by the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS), such as General Standard on Methods of Analysis and Sampling, CX234, provide an essential reference for food business operators and analysts. From the 23 […]

Important outcomes from Codex meeting on nutrition and foods for special diets

On 24-29 November 2019, the 41st session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses was held in Dusseldorf, Germany. The meeting aimed to study specific nutritional problems and advise on general nutrition issues; to draft general provisions concerning the nutritional aspects of all foods; to develop standards and guidelines for […]

Dairy analytical standards on the agenda at the IDF/ISO Analytical Week 2019

Leading analytical experts exchange perspectives on the latest technical and technological findings within the dairy sector. This week saw the close of 2019 IDF/ISO Analytical week, an important event in the calendar for those working the field of dairy products analysis. The event welcomed more than 130 delegates from 22 countries, as well as representatives […]

New IDF Publication Confirms Health Benefits of Milk Pasteurisation

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) today released a new Bulletin, which provides an overview of some key technological, microbiological and nutritional aspects of milk pasteurisation and reaffirms that the process does not significantly impact the nutritional properties of milk. From an evaluation of the best available science, it concludes that drinking pasteurised milk is still the […]