Regulation & Safety

Georgia clamps down on dairy definitions

The Georgian government in Tbilisi has introduced new rules on cheese and other dairy products. Pic:©iStock/ElenaMirage

Georgia’s National Food Agency (NFA) has introduced strict interpretations of how dairy products can be labeled.

Estonia is the latest country to apply a sugar tax to its beverages, which currently includes dairy. Pic:©iStock/tanda_V/Anastasiia_M

Estonia sugar drink tax includes dairy and plant-based beverages

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EU and China collaborate to combat food fraud

Examples of the recalled products

Agropur recalls milk due to ‘harmful material’ concerns

The president of Dairy Farmers of Canada said more US dairy product is exported to Mexico and Canada than anywhere else in the world.  Pic: ©iStock/Magone

Dairy Farmers of Canada weighs in on NAFTA renegotiations

The New Zealand dairy industry is looking to tackle greenhouse gas emissions from dairy farms. Pic: ©iStock/blagov58

DairyNZ launches environmental plan

Cheeses from Shchuchin Creamery and Belsyr are now allowed into Russia after a ban on the products was lifted.

Russia lifts ban on two Belarus cheese companies' products

The European Court of Justice says if it's not from an animal, it can't be called milk. And yogurt, cheese, or any other dairy-derived product names are protected, too. Pic: ©iStock/byheaven

European Court of Justice says purely plant-based products can’t use dairy names

Organic products may be good, but the ASA has ruled Arla can't say organic dairy farms are good for the land.

Arla ‘good for the land’ ad falls foul of ASA

Stricter regulations for formula milk manufacturers will also affect consumers. ©iStock

Milking the law? Industry responds to stricter infant formula rules in Singapore

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