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

14th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health

14th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health Program The three day event is being organized by the IMGC in collaboration with Laval University (Institute on nutrition and functional foods and STELA Dairy Research Centre, Dairy Farmers of Canada, … 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

No Impact of Probiotics on Gut Microbiota Composition

Everyone knows that probiotics “promote a healthy microbiota composition” right? This common but unsubstantiated generalization was challenged by a recent review. Kristensen et al (2016) conducted a systematic review of seven randomized, controlled trials that assessed fecal samples using shotgun … Continue reading