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.
Update of ISO 21187 | IDF 196: A guide to converting the units of routine bacteria analyzers to anchor method units or vice versa is now available The aims of this update of the ISO/IDF guide on the conversion of bacteria units have been to improve on the statistical model and at the same time […]
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 […]
The International Dairy Federation’s latest overview of the dairy sector, covering markets worldwide, global trends and preliminary COVID-19 impacts is released.
Certified reference materials launched by EC Joint Research Centre
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 […]
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 […]
What is the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS)? The CCMAS is one of the horizontal Codex Committees that addresses Methods of Analysis and Sampling across all food commodities. This Committee has for a main role to consider, amend, if necessary, and endorse, as appropriate, methods of analysis and sampling proposed by […]
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 […]
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has a unique place in the history and procedures of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, serving as an essential technical advisor on all issues related to milk and milk products, said Codex Secretary Tom Heilandt. He noted the strong involvement of IDF in Codex conferences, attending 55 Codex sessions with 141 […]