Front Page - November 13, 2015 • Volume 140, No. 21

Raw Milk Cheese: FDA Gets Input On 60-Day Aging, Indicator Organisms, Other Issues
FDA standards of identity currently allow for cheese to be manufactured from raw milk, provided that the cheese is aged for at least 60 days at not less than 35 degrees F. The agency specifically sought input on that 60-day aging period, ....

FDA Releases Final Rules On Foreign Supplier Verification Program, Accreditation Of Third-Party Certification Bodies

The FDA today released final rules on foreign supplier verification programs (FSVPs) for food importers and on the accreditation of third-party certification bodies to conduct food safety audits


Kroger To Acquire Wisconsin-Based Roundy’s, Expand Footprint In New Geographies In WI, Expand Chicagoland Presence

The Kroger Co. and Roundy’s, Inc., on Wednesday announced a definitive merger agreement under which Kroger will purchase all outstanding shares of Roundy’s. .....

FDA Seeks Comments On Use Of Term ‘Natural’ On Food Labels
he US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week announced the establishment of a docket to receive comments and information on the use of the term “natural” in the labeling of food products, including...



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More in this week's Cheese Reporter

  • From Our Archives • Coming Events • NASS Dairy Prices • Futures Report Activity
  • Dairy Product Markets - Wholesale Cheese & Butter Prices • Cold Storage Reports
  • Whey Markets • Cheese Prices: Cheese Markets

BioIonix Reduces Microbial Contamination In Brine, Extends Shelf Life Of Cheese

Qualtech Introduces New Cheese Fines Saver

Page & Pedersen’s LactiCyte Offers Rapid SCC Testing

Metal Detector Enhanced Platform From Eriez Is Able To Detect Smallest Of Metals In Products Such As Cheese

Nelson-Jameson, Valcour Process Technologies, Kaestner Enter Partnership To Expand Offerings To Cheese, Dairy Industries

Footwear Sanitizing Systems Introduced By Best Sanitizers, Inc.

Chr. Hansen Launches YoFlex Acidifix, ‘The Future Making Yogurt

Alfa Laval Introduces New Rotary Jet Mixer

General Machinery Corp Introduces Single Direction Horizontal Cheese Cutter

Kelley Supply Expands Case Packaging Offerings

Extrutech Plastics Introduces P1600 Flat Panels for Walls, Ceilings

Sanitary Design Industries Introduces Technology For Environmental Controls In Cheese Aging, Drying, Curing, Storage Rooms

Johnson Industries Receives Patent for Pasta Filata Production Methods


New Books

New Products

EDCO Food Products Receives Safe Quality Food Certification Fully Automated 40-Pound Cheese Block De-Boxing, De-Bagging And In-Line Block Tracking Available United Industries Adds Larger Size Stainless Steel Tubing For Increased Volume Throughput CrystalBan™ Prevents Calcium Lactate Crystals In American-Type Cheese; Improves Yield