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# Milk

Last month
May 2023
# Podcast
The Explainer: Why are supermarkets suddenly cutting the prices of milk, butter and bread?
We’re joined by Caitríona Morrissey, news editor with the Irish Farmers Journal. She gives us the background to these recent price drops and explains how cuts to ‘loss leaders’ might have little impact on your overall shopping basket.
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# Recall
Certain batches of milk sold in Aldi, Spar and Mace being recalled due to bacteria presence
Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batches from sale.
# not so vegan
Iceland recalls a number of vegan products due to undeclared milk
The FSAI announced the recall on its website this afternoon.
# Recall
Organic bottled infant milk recalled due to presence of fish
The product label did not declare that it contained fish.
# fodder crisis
Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk
The IFA has said the low prices offered in some shops are “unsustainable”.
# Consumer Affairs
Aptamil says there are 'no safety issues' with milk formula after claims it made babies sick
French food group Danone, who manufacture the product, launched an investigation this month following hundreds of complaints from parents.
# buffaloes
‘A lot of people would have said I was mad, but it seems to be going from strength to strength’
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Macroom Buffalo Mozzarella.
# Milk Row
Farmers say Aldi's €1.30 two-litre bottle of milk is 'socially irresponsible'
Aldi says the milk line is needed to compete.
# hard breakfast
Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%
A hard Brexit could increase the cost of living by up to €1,300 per Irish household per year.
# milkmageddon
Milk crisis? Storm Emma stopped the collection of fresh stock from many dairy farms
Many farmers have exhausted their backup space for the milk collected, with possible knock on effects for the availability of milk on supermarket shelves.
# Supermarket Sweep
These are the top-selling goods we've stocked up on for Storm Emma
Confirmed: Ireland has gone bread mad (but we also like a sneaky bottle of wine in a snowstorm).
# milk wars
Farmers gather outside supermarkets in protest at low milk prices
Liquid milk producers were led in a protest by IFA president Joe Healy outside Dunnes Stores and Aldi in Portlaoise.
# chocolate rain
For everyone out there with a crippling addiction to Mooju
It’s milk. Milk with magical, mystical, addictive powers.
# santa's milk
Aldi is selling special milk that you leave out for Santa on Christmas Eve
# Ah here
This mam had the last laugh on coworkers who had been stealing milk from the fridge
Ice cold.
# cuppa tae
'Milk first' is 100% the best way to make a cup of tea
And anyone who says different is wrong.
# cow juice
11 horrifying sights for people with feelings about milk
Do NOT trust milk.
# fighting allergies
Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed
Scientists say there is no consistent evidence certain formulas prevent allergies or autoimmune conditions.
# Cork
Cows wiped out by lead poisoning at Dairygold-supplying farm
The Cork-based co-op has suspended milk collections from the farm.
# o christmas milk
People are very excited about Christmas Day being the expiry date on the milk
# food alert
Allergic to eggs? Avoid these M&S vegetable crispbakes
Egg isn’t declared on the label of one batch, but it is inside the product.
# Powdered Milk
Kerrygold is opening up a new factory... in Nigeria
Powdered milk will exported to and packaged at the facility in Lagos.
# coconut milk
If you're allergic to cow's milk, be careful with this coconut milk
Milk protein (casein) was detected in a batch of Koh Coconut Milk.
# fresh from the fridge
The Burning Question*: Is it OK to have a pint of milk with your dinner?
Let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# Haters Gonna Hate
Why having a pint of milk with dinner is a beautiful thing
Naysayers, be gone.
# udder madness
There are cows in supermarkets as people lose the plot over the price of milk
Farmers saying they are being paid less than it costs them to produce the commodity.
# got milk
Here's the truth about 'healthy’ milk alternatives
Cashew milk, anyone?
# Unreal
Stop the world - fake milk is on the way
For a good reason though. Muufrii (pronounced ‘Moofree’) will provide all the goodness of real milk without any of that pesky cow nonsense.
# Dairy
Without milk quotas, what will happen to the price of a pint of milk?
It’s largely positive news for farmers.
# creamy goodness
Last year was a seriously good one for some dairy farmers
Dairygold made a lot of money in 2014. And with EU milk quotas gone they’re about to get a lot bigger.
# bovine intervention
'Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists' - Simon Coveney
The agriculture minister has been speaking about reports the Irish dairy industry is to lose 3,000 farmers in the next 5 years
# coke milk
Coke mixed with milk is the stuff nightmares are made of
It goes clear. Totally clear.
# dairy goodness
The company behind Avonmore wants to take the Irish brand international
But most of Glanbia’s growth plans are in protein powders and sports supplements.
# moooooo
Got milk? Ireland's cows will be giving us a LOT more of the white stuff
Fifty-two high-skill jobs are expected to be created over the five years.
The Chinese are lapping up Irish dairy - and that means big money for exporters
And why shouldn’t they like it? It’s grand, sure.
# the white stuff
Put down that glass of raw milk, say Ireland's food safety experts
(You can boil it before drinking it though)
# fairlife
Coca Cola is selling fancy milk now
It’s “premium” brand milk. Y’know the one.
# pass the cheese
People who eat high-fat dairy foods less likely to develop type 2 diabetes
Researchers found there is no association between low-fat dairy products and the risk of T2D.
# Sleepwalking
Woman finally finds out why the milk vanishes from her fridge every night
He SWORE he wasn’t talking it!
# mickey's milk
Vintage ad for Mickey Mouse's Milk will ruin your childhood
Things can never be the same again.