Are Health-Boosting Benefits Hiding in Some of Your Favorite Foods?

Love yogurt, kefir, cheese, wine, beer, kimchi, and pickles? A new peer-reviewed paper supported in part by the California Dairy Research Foundation, reveals evidence that fermented foods, developed thousands of years ago for their ability to avoid contamination, may increase … Continue reading

Why Dairy Proteins May Be the Answer to Controlling Insulin and Blood Glucose Levels

Davis, California People with type 2 diabetes know to avoid certain carbohydrates that raise blood sugar levels. Counting carbohydrates is as easy as checking the nutrition label on foods for grams of sugar. But carbohydrates are not the only nutrient … Continue reading

Highlights of the 13th Annual IMGC Symposium held in Davis, California

Highlights of the 13th Annual IMGC Symposium by Sam Westreich in SPLASH!® milk science update: October 2016 The International Milk Genomics Consortium (IMGC) held its 13th annual conference this past September 27–29, 2016, at the University of California, Davis. With … Continue reading

Annual Scientific Symposium Opens with Welcome by California Dairy Farmer

UC Davis hosts International Milk Genomics and Human Health Symposium International experts gather to discuss cutting-edge research on milk, lactation and human health September 27, 2016 DAVIS, CA – More than 100 international experts in milk nutrition, human health, genomics, lactation … Continue reading

Early Detection of Microbes Improves Dairy Food Products Safety and Quality, Boosts Consumer Confidence

By Marissa Stein What’s in our Milk? It’s not often you meet someone who loves bacteria. In fact, for most of us it’s the opposite—we constantly wash our hands, cover our coughs, wash our foods. But for Dr. Maria Marco … Continue reading

Emerging Evidence for the Importance of Dietary Protein Source on Glucoregulatory Markers and Type 2 Diabetes: Different Effects of Dairy, Meat, Fish, Egg, and Plant Protein Foods

By Kevin B. Comerford and Gonca Pasin, California Dairy Research Foundation, Davis, CA Published in Nutrients 2016, 8(8), 446 (This article belongs to the Special Issue Dairy Products and Human Health) Click here to see full publication Abstract: Observational studies … Continue reading

Innovation Inspires New Director of the DPTC

For more than 30 years, the Dairy Products Technology Center (DPTC) at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, has provided three key programs — Dairy Ingredients Application, Research and Outreach Activities — in its pursuit to excel and expand … Continue reading

Dairy Industry Voices Grave Concerns About SLCP Plan to State Air Board

After a staff presentation on the State’s proposed Short-Lived Climate Pollution Reduction Strategy (SLCP) on May 19th, members of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) heard from numerous dairy and other representatives who were highly critical of the unrealistic dairy … Continue reading