This issue features IDF technical support on the development of the ISO Standard on “natural ingredients”,
as well as the IDF-USP collaboration on the development of screening tools for detecting adulteration
of milk. IDF National Committees have approved twelve new work items. IDF has released the Guide to
Water Footprint Methodology for the Dairy Sector, and new factsheets on the importance of salt in the
manufacturing and ripening of cheese and on why galactose is good for you.
Last but not least, the website of the IDF WDS in Belfast is now live and registration for the IDF/ISO Analytical
Week 2017, in Madison, US, is now open!