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Oscar
Idea of the week - from culture and bioterrorism to audits and reliability (Food Safety Live 2014)
I am thinking that this week we will change the name of the series a little bit because we were not meeting the specs of sharing articles.

This week I got the opportunity to share some ideas in a Webinar with the IFSQN (International Food Safety and Quality Network) in the event Food Safety Live 2014, and the group posted the videos online for those who could not attend.

Food Safety Live 2014

What do you think about these ideas? any particular presentation that got your attention?
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Kelly
Adopt-A-Section Materials

Good Afternoon,

 

We have just finished uploading a majority of the BoardAdopt-A-Section program materials.  The documents are in the Resources tab in the Adopt-A-Section Folder. We will load the recording fromyesterday’s webinar next week.  Please use these resources as you buildyour relationship with your assigned section.  As always, if you have any specific questions about your section please reach out to either Erin orSharon. 

 

You will receive your section profile forms directly fromSharon and Erin next week.  As discussed in the webinar, the deadline forsections to complete their FY13-14 report is September 15.  If we have notreceived a current report, you will receive the previous year’s report. Once an update report is submitted, Sharon or Erin will forward directly to you.

 

Sharon Kneebone:  skneebone@ift.org 202.330.4978

Erin Carter:  ecarter@ift.org202.330.4983

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David
DAIRY MARKET NEWS TO SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

 

 

Dairy Market News to September 12, 2014   

 

David Eric Brown

R.A. Chisholm Ltd

Global Dairy & Meat Traders Since 1938

                                                     

 

EU

MILK POWDER PROCESSING ABSORBS INCREASED EU MILK SUPPLIES

http://theglobaldairy.com/noticias/milk-powder-processing-absorbs-increased-eu-milk-supplies-40843/

Source: Theglobaldairy.com posted September 11, 2014

 

EU / SOUTH AFRICA

EU/SA TRADE DEAL COULD SHUT OUT U.S. CHEESE

http://dairybusiness.com/dairyline_headline.php?item=EU-South+Africa+Deal+Could+Shut+Out+U.S.+Cheese

Source: Dairybusiness.com posted September 12, 2014

 

NETHERLANDS

DDB HINT THAT PRICES ARE NEAR BOTTOM – Source: Dairy Industry Newsletter September 11, 2014

Official prices of butter and SMP were cut by the Dutch Dairy Board today. Butter is down another €50 to €2,900/t, 29% down this year but still €682/t above the intervention price. SMP (food) by €40 to €2,010/t and SMP (feed) by €20 to €1,780/t—43% down since January and now equal to the 2012 low point. However, the WMP price was up €20 to €2,370/t and the whey powder price was also raised €20 to €820/t—which is described by some analysts as evidence that the market now may be close to the bottom.

 

DENMARK / EGYPT

ARLA FOODS TABLES TAKEOVER BID FOR EGYPTIAN CHEESEMAKER ARAB DAIRY

http://www.dairyreporter.com/Manufacturers/Arla-Foods-tables-takeover-bid-for-Egyptian-cheesemaker-Arab-Dairy

Source: Dairyreporter.com posted September 11, 2014

 

IRELAND / USA

GLANBIA SET TO BUY U.S. SPORTS NUTRITION BUSINESS FOR $150M

http://www.agriland.ie/news/glanbia-set-buy-us-sports-nutrition-business-150m/

Source: Agriland.ie posted September 12, 2014

 

USA / CANADA

BUSINESS AS USUAL – DAVISCO FOODS ON AGROPUR TAKEOVER

http://www.dairyreporter.com/Markets/It-s-business-as-usual-Davisco-Foods-on-Agropur-takeover

Source: Dairyreporter.com September 11, 2014

 

USA

AA BUTTER SMASHES DAIRY PRODUCT PRICE RECORDS

http://theglobaldairy.com/noticias/aa-butter-smashes-dairy-product-price-records-40848/

Source: Theglobaldairy.com posted September 11, 2014

 

USA

DAIRY MARKETS SIZZLING WITH BUTTER AND CLASS IV MILK AT RECORD HIGHS

http://theglobaldairy.com/noticias/dairy-markets-sizzling-with-butter-and-class-iv-milk-at-record-highs-40857/

Source: Theglobaldairy.com posted September 12, 2014

 

USA

DAIRY FARMERS OF AMERICA CELEBRATE OPENING OF NEW NEVADA FACILITY

http://theglobaldairy.com/noticias/dairy-farmers-of-america-celebrate-opening-of-new-nevada-facility-40862/

Source: Theglobaldairy.com posted September 12, 2014

 

CHINA / MIDDLE EAST / USA

HOW CHINESE BABIES AND MID-EAST PIZZA TIP U.S. MARKETS

http://theglobaldairy.com/noticias/how-chinese-babies-and-mid-east-pizza-tip-us-markets-40864/

Source: Theglobaldairy.com posted September 12, 2014

 

NZ / CHINA

FOOTPRINT IN CHINA WIDENS

http://theglobaldairy.com/noticias/footprint-in-china-widens-40846/

Source: Theglobaldairy.com posted September 11, 2014

 

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Katie
Last Call for Nominations for IFT President-Elect and the IFT Board of Directors
We encourage you to thoughtfully consider nominating a colleague or yourself for a leadership role as IFT President-Elect or the IFT Board of Directors by Tuesday, September 16th. To be eligible to be considered as a candidate, the nominee must be a Professional Member of IFT. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly McCohen at kmccohen@ift.org.
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Kristen
IFT New Professionals Division
Hi everyone,

We discussed the New Professionals Division of IFT during Lead 360, and explored potential to incorporate our Lighthouse Idea into their recurring newsletter. 

You can check out the most recent edition of the newsletter here:

http://www.ift.org/community/new-professionals/eat-your-words-newsletter/2014/may/may.aspx

For anyone interested in joining the New Professionals Group, you can do so on the following page. There is a box near the top right corner of the page that says "Join this Group":

http://community.ift.org/Groups/Professional/new-professionals/Pages/overview.aspx


Hope this helps!
Kristen

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