Missed Lactalis alerts threaten farmers – French parliament
Recent hearings by the French Senate have confirmed that successive detections of salmonella in infant formula were slow to translate into consumer protection measures, threatening the wider industry.
Farmers facing 30% fodder shortfall
A winter fodder deficit has been highlighted by Teagasc, with farmers warned to take action now.
Sudden drop in SMP sales from intervention
It may have to do with the summer break, but demand for skimmed milk powder (SMP) released out of the EU's intervention stocks fell significantly in this week's tender.