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DairyCast Update for January 19, 2012, Food Safety Isn't Interesting... Until It Is

Information To Help Your Operations

  • Audio: Food Safety Isn't Interesting... Until It Is - Tony Flood,International Food Information Council, asks "How much time do you spend learning about something you don't think you'll need?" and provides insight on how this applies to food safety. He suggests creativity is key to implementing food safety.
  • Study: Cost of Production More Important Than Milk Prices - According to the DairyCo (UK) Milkbench+ report, the relationship between cost of production and profit is much stronger than many dairies realize. The report states that cost of production is the most significant factor in determining profit. Another key finding: "Average yield per cow is not the main driver of profit. Higher yields are not the answer if they are produced at the expense of feed efficiency; every extra gallon needs to be profitable."
  • Audio: Do You Have Leadership Traits? - Ian Davis, retired Managing Director at McKinsey & Company, recently shared his top five leadership traits with Stanford's Graduate School of Business students. Ian has consulted with major international management leaders, seeing very good...

DairyCast 0441 - Food Safety Isn't Interesting... Until It Is

DairyCast 0441 Show Notes:

DairyCast 0433 - NIAA's Asking If Food Animals Shall Continue To Have Access To Antibiotics?

DairyCast 0433 Show Notes:

Dr. Tara Smith - Livestock-Associated Staphylococcus aureus: An Overview


Livestock-Associated Staphylococcus aureus: An Overview - Dr. Tara Smith, Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Tom Shryock - Initiatives to Ensure Public Health, Food Safety, Animal Health and Welfare


Initiatives to Ensure Public Health, Food Safety, Animal Health and Welfare of Antibiotic Use in Food Animals - Dr. Tom Shryock, Senior Research Advisor of Microbiology, Elanco Animal Health, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. H. Morgan Scott - Risk Management Approaches to Antimicrobial Resistance


Risk Management Approaches to Antimicrobial Resistance in the U.S. and Abroad: Expectations, Results and Conundrums - Dr. H. Morgan Scott, Professor, Kansas State University, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Mike Lormore - Reaching Out to Consumers


Reaching Out to Consumers - Dr. Mike Lormore, Director of Dairy Veterinary Operations, Pfizer Animal Health, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. William T. Flynn - U.S. FDA Initiatives Regarding the Judicious Use of Antibiotics in Food-Producing Animals


U.S. FDA Initiatives Regarding the Judicious Use of Antibiotics in Food-Producing Animals - Dr. William T. Flynn, Deputy Director for Science Policy, Food and Drug Administration, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Peter Davies - Livestock Associated MRSA: What is the Appropriate Level of Concern?


Livestock Associated MRSA: What is the Appropriate Level of Concern? - Dr. Peter Davies, Professor, University of Minnesota, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

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