For Australia’s dairy farmers the worst of times are turning out to be the best of times for farmgate prices.
Synthetic milk offers dairy milk without the concerns such as methane emissions or animal welfare. But is it the whey forward?
New Zealand is accusing Canada of undercutting its commitments under the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership on dairy. Canada’s problem is that New Zealand’s case is strong.
Look out for products fortified with important vitamins and minerals.
The industry is in the hands of smallholder farmers who struggle to raise capital and practise good farming.
People who don’t drink milk can choose other foods to get the calcium, protein, vitamins and minerals their bodies need.
UK supermarket chain Morrisons recently announced it will use ‘best before’ instead of ‘use by’ dates on its milks. This change makes sense for the environment, and from a food safety perspective too.
Technological changes on the horizon will likely disrupt the dairy industry as we know it — plans to mitigate the risks this transition poses to farmer livelihoods and animal welfare should start now.
In Canada, milk is available in jugs, cartons, bags and glass bottles. A new analysis reveals which type of container has the smallest environmental footprint — from container production to disposal.
African livestock keepers need help: without proactive interventions, increasing temperatures will reduce meat and milk production.
From orange juice, to tea and coffee, to alcohol — different drinks can have different effects on iron absorption. This is worth thinking about if your iron levels are low.
Cow’s milk naturally raises levels of a growth factor strongly implicated in breast cancer risk.
What is it about chamomile tea, milk and cocoa that could help us sleep better, and what does the evidence say?
Dairy has the biggest environmental footprint, but some plant-based alternatives come with a number of environmental issues, too.
There are so many milk alternatives these days, but it can be difficult to tell how beneficial they might be for our health. So we asked a dietitian to run through the main options.
Women want to start breastfeeding again for a range of reasons, including during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what’s involved.
This insect’s unique reproductive biology could lead to new ways to control the species in the environment – and prevent the deadly sleeping sickness it spreads to people.
Small-scale dairy farmers are struggling across the US – but in New Jersey they’ve developed a model that keeps their products and their customers local.
It’s not as easy as you might think to divert food intended for schools and restaurants and send it to grocery stores or even food banks.
When the holes – also called ‘eyes’ – don’t appear in a batch, cheesemakers say the cheese is ‘blind.’