Lactanet, created just over four years ago through the amalgamation of CanWest DHI, the Canadian Dairy Network, and Valacta, has announced changes to its membership structure. The organization, which is focused on dairy cattle improvement in support of Canadian dairy farmers, will have Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) as the only member representing Ontario dairy… Read More

About a year after #buttergate took social media and mainstream media by storm, the working group tasked with investigating the issue has provided its conclusions and recommendations. It’s unfortunate we can’t go back in time and track the fatty acid profile of milk, says working group chair and president of Lactanet, Daniel Lefebvre, but we… Read More

While there are people on social media trying to cast a shadow on the quality and safety of Canadian butter due to a perceived change in its melting point, industry experts say butter consistency, cheese texture, and the composition of milk change every year — and throughout the year — based on ration changes of the… Read More

Lactanet Canada has launched DairyTrace, the new national dairy cattle traceability program for dairy farmers in Canada. Lactanet Canada was recognized in June by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) as the nationally responsible administrator for traceability of dairy bovine animals. Under federal regulations and/or proAction requirements, everyone who owns or has the possession, care… Read More

 

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