Latest Dairy product manufacturing News

Consumers asked to support Northeast organic dairy industry

Jan. 14, 2022 14:26 PM EST

Northeast organic dairy companies are trying to recruit consumers to help strengthen the industry after news that 135 farms in Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire and New York will lose their milk contracts. An initiative announced Wednesday by Gary Hirshberg, co-founder of organic yogurt...

DNR set to allow factory farm expansion in Kewaunee County

Jan. 11, 2022 10:32 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Environmental regulators are set to allow a factory dairy farm accused of contaminating Kewaunee County drinking water to expand, angering conservationists. The Wisconsin State Journal reported Tuesday that the state Department of Natural Resources has drafted...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Dec. 22, 2021 17:58 PM EST

Jamestown Post-Journal. December 21, 2021. Editorial: Holding Off On Farm Overtime Changes Is A Good Call By State State Labor Department officials have made the right call in postponing a decision on farmworker overtime until sometime in January or February. ...

Mid-Michigan creamery's ice cream named best in nation

Dec. 20, 2021 01:09 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Moo-ville Creamery, the Nashville, Michigan-based dairy company with three locations across mid-Michigan, makes some of the best chocolate ice cream in the United States, according to the North American Ice Cream Association. The family owned company won a...

Horizon Organic to extend Northeast milk contracts 6 months

Dec. 15, 2021 11:45 AM EST

The company that announced this summer that it would stop buying milk from 89 organic dairy farms in the Northeast next August has offered to extend those contracts another six months. Danone, parent company of Horizon Organic, notified officials in Vermont, Maine and New York this...

Grants aim to help grow seafood, dairy industries in Maine

Dec. 04, 2021 12:34 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A project to grow the Maine seafood industry and an effort to expand the market for organic dairy products are among the recipients of grants to bolster food systems in the state. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $3.5 million to...

Jessica Seinfeld's vegan mac and cheese uses plant milk

Nov. 30, 2021 11:38 AM EST

A recipe from Jessica Seinfeld's “Vegan, at Times”: I have served this many times to non-vegans and they always go for seconds. I use cashew or almond milk for their mild flavor, but you can always experiment with other plant-based milks. ...

Lawsuit claims dairy company is misrepresenting Hawaii links

Nov. 26, 2021 21:30 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A food distributor in Hawaii has filed a federal lawsuit against a dairy company because milk from the mainland is allegedly being sold under a name that advertises local ties. The lawsuit filed by Hawaii Foodservice Alliance claims Meadow Gold Dairies...

Aww, cheese: Mississippi State dairy hits holiday mail limit

Nov. 04, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State University says it has already taken all the cheese orders it can handle for the holiday season. The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station's dairy processing plant has been making cheese for 83 years. The...