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 […]
The IDF’s update to its bulletin on the Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms, also known as the GSUDT, is now available, providing the reader with the latest information on the nature, content and possible implications of the GSUDT in the context of national, regional and international trade, including its status in […]
IDF held its first-ever virtual symposium on Sheep, Goat, and other non-Cow milk between the 4-6 November 2020. It was a chance for the global dairy community to come together and discuss the latest advances about milk originating from other ruminants than cows on the fields of human nutrition and science and technology, as well […]
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 (IDF) has today (18 November 2020) published an update to its Bulletin on the Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms, also known as the GSUDT, providing the reader with the latest information on the nature, content and possible implications of the GSUDT in the context of national, regional […]
This week (18-24 November) is annual World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020, which aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policymakers to avoid the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections. One Health, the core of which is the recognition of the inherent […]
Prudent and responsible use of antimicrobial agents within the global livestock sector is essential to ensure their continued efficacy in curing animal diseases while minimising the risk of developing AMR.
Dairy champions have been honoured for their leadership, dedication, and commitment to the sector at the International Dairy Federation’s virtual IDF Forum, held ton 3 November. The winner of The IDF Leader Recognition Award 2020 this year, an award created to increase the recognition of experts for their exemplary involvement and leadership in IDF Work, […]
Piercristiano Brazzale (pictured), has today (2 November) been elected President of the International Dairy Federation (IDF).
The International Dairy Federation’s latest overview of the dairy sector, covering markets worldwide, global trends and preliminary COVID-19 impacts is released.