The Ulster Farmers' Union has met with United Dairy Farmers, the main purchaser of milk in Northern Ireland, to discuss rising producer costs and the need for higher milk prices.
Record sales for Tesco
Sales of Tesco Localchoice milk hit a record 850,000 litres in the last week of a spring promotion across Tesco stores, Dairy Farmers of Britain has reported.
Iodine not health risk
The Food Standards Agency has concluded that levels of iodine found in UK dairy products do not pose any health risk to consumers. The FSA tested a total of 350 products on sale in the UK. Milk, eggs, cheese and yoghurts were all examined.