The International Cheese and Dairy Awards, originally scheduled to take place on 28-29 July 2020, have been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
GODAN, Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition, has released comments from its executive director, Andre Laperriere, about the impact of coronavirus on the UK food supply chain.
The campaign will reach up to a billion people worldwide, raising awareness and changing behaviour, to make sure people are regularly washing their hands with soap and disinfecting surfaces.
To meet recent demand, Müller has significantly raised its total output but with demand expected to remain high, and with some workers absent due to self-isolation, the business is now looking for up to 300 additional new colleagues to play a key role in manufacturing and delivering a range of essential dairy items.
On 25 March 2020, the original planned date of publication of the European Commission’s Farm- to-Fork Strategy, the European Dairy Association (EDA) released a statement to highlight once more its important role in healthy diets for individuals, as well as for food security for Europe and globally, in ‘normal’ times as much as in this time of crisis.
We’ve all survived our first week of working from home.
The government of Japan has announced increased support for dairy farmers and processors to mitigate impact of reduced milk consumption in schools following the government’s decision to close schools due to Covid-19, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service reports.
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) is launching a social media campaign titled #ESSENTIAL in order to take a moment to recognise and honour workers throughout the dairy value chain during these challenging times.
The European Dairy Association has released a statement about the milk supply in Europe at present, asking for priority access to container and freight facilities, as well as the EU private storage aid scheme being reactivated.
Following a pan-union dairy call on the morning of 19 March 2020, the EDA has issued an update which has been circulated to the European Commission (DG AGRI) and Agricultural Counsellors of the EU Member States and the UK, on the ‘Covid-19 – EU Dairy Situation’.
Global packaging producer Ecolean and its customers in the Chinese dairy sector are donating products to hospitals and other institutions in communities affected by general restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak.