Front Page - March 17, 2017• Volume 141, No. 39
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Food Groups Want Nutrition Facts Compliance Delayed Until 2021
More than a dozen US food and beverage organizations this week asked US Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to extend the compliance deadline for the Nutrition Facts and serving size final rules from the current deadline of July 2018 to May 2021.. ...

CME’s Cash Butter Market To Transition To Electronic Auction Starting On April 10

The CME Group says it will transition its spot call (cash) butter market to the CME Direct Auction Platform on April 10. The move follows what the CME Group said was a successful transition of nonfat dry milk to the electronic auction in January.. .....


Dairy CPI Rose 0.3% In February To Highest Level In Over A Year; Retail Cheddar Price Rises, Whole Milk Falls

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for dairy and related products was 220.552 in February (1982-84=100), up 0.3 percent from January and 0.4 percent higher than in February 2016, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported Wednesday. That was the highest level for the dairy CPI since January 2 ..

Trump Wants To Boost Agency Efficiency; Proposed Budget Cuts USDA, HHS Funding
President Trump on Monday signed an executive order that’s intended to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and accountability of the executive branch by directing the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to propose a plan to reorganize governmental functions and eliminate unnecessary agencies, components of agencies, and agency programs. . .....



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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

G-M-I’s New Strainer Barrier Gasket Accepted For Use In USDA Inspected Plants

GEA Teams Up With GE To Develop ‘GE Blister Free’ RO Membranes For Dairy Industry

Technopak Opens USA Division To Service, Maintain Dairy Powder Packaging Machines

Powder-Solutions Inc. Offers MAGNATTACK’s RapidClean Swing-Away Magnet Grate

Nelson-Jameson Launches Its First Department-Specific Catalog: Lab•alog

With Rheolution’s CoaguSens, Cheese Makers Can Determine Best Curd Cutting Firmness

RELCO Set To Rollout Upgrades To Stoelting Cheese Equipment As Part Of Rebranding Effort

Marchant Schmidt’s New Weigh Belt System Designed For Precise Cellulose Distribution



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