Congress will consider a measure that would allow states to increase the gross vehicle weight limit on commercial trucks if they are properly equipped with six axles and meet the same safety standards as trucks currently allowed on interstate highways.
Almond milk and other dairy alternatives are consistently being stocked in household refrigerators nationwide. As a result the US beverage market has shifted to favor these alternatives, according to Dairy and Dairy Alternative Beverage Trends in the US, a new report by market researcher Packaged Facts.
While government agencies in the US are taking a cautious approach to raw milk, across the Atlantic, the UK’s Food Standards Agency is preparing to consider proposals that would give consumers wider access to raw milk.
As the price of milk reached record highs earlier this year, dairy exporter Fonterra announced it expects a sharp decline in cost saying there is more milk available for the international market to absorb.
Straying outside the norm, creativity and ingenuity were rewarded at the 2014 Most Innovative Dairy Products Competition which presented top awards to a cucumber dill cottage cheese and caramel apple flavored milk.