Germany Introduces the QM Milk Standard 2020

Posted by Nurberk Derelioglu on Jan 6, 2020

On January 01, 2020, the German association Qualitätsmanagement Milch (QM Milch) has published the “QM Milk Standard 2020: National Standard for Milk Production”.

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Topics: Germany, Dairy

FDA Reopens Comment Period on Use of Ultrafiltered Milk in Cheese and Cheese Products

Posted by Jovan Hadzic on Dec 31, 2019

On December 30, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States of America has announced the reopening of comment period for the proposed rule ‘‘Cheeses and Related Cheese Products; Proposal to Permit the Use of Ultrafiltered Milk.’

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Topics: Dairy, USFDA

Switzerland Maintains Restrictions to Forage for Dairy Animals

Posted by Marta Lant on Oct 5, 2019

On October 1, 2019, the Swiss Département fédéral de l’intérieur (DFI) has issued a new version of the Order 916.351.021.1 “Setting in dairy products“, by repealing the Order from November 30, 2015.

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Topics: Dairy

Codex Alimentarius Releases Dairy Standards

Posted by Nevena Vujosevic on Aug 26, 2019

On August 23, 2019, the Codex Alimentarius Commission has published the 2019 version of multiple Dairy Standards:

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Topics: Dairy, Codex Alimentarius

Morocco Amends Rules for Dairy Manufacturers on Production and Marketing of Milk and Dairy Products

Posted by Besma Ettoumi on Apr 15, 2019

On April 12, 2019, the Office National de Securite Sanitare des Produits Alimentaires of Morocco published the “Decree No. 2-18-709 of 8 Rejeb 1440 (15 March 2019) amending and supplementing Decree No. 2-00-425 of 10 Ramadan 1421 (7 December 2000) on control of the production and marketing of milk and dairy products“

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Topics: Dairy, Morocco

US Dairy Pride Act Protects Consumers Against Misleading Labels on Non-Dairy Products

Posted by Martina Abodi on Mar 19, 2019

On March 14, 2019, US Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Jim Risch (R-ID) presented “The Dairy Pride Act – Defending Against Imitations and Replacements of Yogurt, Milk and Cheese to Promote Regular Intake of Dairy Everyday Act” to Congress.

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Topics: United States, Dairy

Chile Amends Milk Definition in Food Health Regulation, Decree 977

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Mar 8, 2019

On March 6, 2019, the Library of National Congress of Chile published the new “Decree 71 –modification to Supreme Decree n º 977, of 1996, of the Ministry of Health, Sanitary regulation of the food.“

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Topics: Chile, Dairy

Mexico Releases New Official Dairy Standards

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Feb 1, 2019

On January 31, 2019, the Official Journal of the Federation published the following standards on yogurt, milk powder or dehydrated milk and cheese:

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Topics: Mexico, Dairy, standards

Peru Publishes Supreme Decree on Milk and Dairy Products

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jul 5, 2017

On June 30, 2017 Peruvian Official Gazette “El Peruano” published Supreme Decree N° 007-2017-MINAGRI “Approving the regulation of milk and dairy products”, which will enter into force 6 months after the publication date.

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Topics: Peru, Dairy

Peru Suspends Import of Animals and Products from Colombia due to FMD

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jul 5, 2017

A new Directorial Resolution released by the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation was published in the Official Gazette “El Peruano” on June 27, 2017 listing the animal species and products of animal origin that will be suspended for the import to Peru from Colombia for a period of 180 days.

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Topics: Peru, Dairy, Colombia

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