2019 Dairy Ingredients Symposium: Feb. 26 – 28, Santa Barbara, CA

“Dairy Ingredients for Tomorrow’s Marketplace” Early bird discount and ADPI Member rate ends on February 4, 2019.  For more Information and Registration details, click HERE. Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort (formally the Fess Parker Resort) in Santa Barbara, CA Come and … Continue reading

SPLASH!® milk science update: January 2019

http://milkgenomics.org/issue/splash-milk-science-update-january-2019/ More Dairy Means Lower Cardiovascular Disease Globally; Breastfeeding May Help Protect Babies from Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria; Measuring Inbreeding Balances Efficient Selection with Sustainable and Healthy Herds; Breastfeeding May Lower Risk of Stroke Later in Life Share this Page

What’s in a name? The changing Lactobacillus nomenclature

One thing scientists can agree on is that the Lactobacillus genus is too heterogeneous. It does not conform to taxonomic conventions. The genome sizes of included species range from 1.23Mb (L. sanfranciscensis) to 4.91 Mb (L. parakefiri). The G+C content … Continue reading

Probiotics May Reduce Antibiotic Prescriptions for Children

We often hear probiotics criticized that they “don’t do anything for healthy people.” This admonition ignores data, which I’ve disputed (see past post). And a new, open-access meta-analysis suggests another possible benefit of probiotics for healthy people: probiotic administration is … Continue reading