Checkoff efforts aim to help dairy producers navigate changing environment.
April 10, 2020
Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) said its leaders outlined a shift in its business plan in a letter to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue that will help farmers weather the growing challenges they face amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The company is offering ads, other resources free of charge for pizzerias.
April 9, 2020
To help keep independent pizzerias in business as they adjust to new operational models during the coronavirus pandemic, a national advertising campaign from Grande Cheese Co., Fond du Lac, Wis., is encouraging Americans to order their favorite local pizza.
Actions include a new effort to strengthen milk’s positive sentiment, creation of a resource guide for milk brands, and more.
April 8, 2020
Retail purchasing behavior has shifted dramatically in recent weeks. As part of that shift, Americans have embraced milk — a staple already in 94% of homes — even more so than they typically do, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Milk Processors Education Program (MilkPEP).
The Milk Crisis Plan for USDA presents the organizations’ objectives to support US dairy during the coronavirus crisis.
April 7, 2020
On April 6, the Arlington, Va.-based National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) submitted a request for assistance to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
Dairy products are flying off the shelves at grocery stores, but that demand can't make up for the foodservice losses during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 7, 2020
In a new podcast from the Dairy Business Association and Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, both based in Green Bay, Wis., John Umhoefer, executive director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, discusses the unprecedented disruption to the dairy supply chain due to the coronavirus pandemic.
USITC will let stand a sweeping order in support of a complaint by 3-A SSI to block the imports of products from China showing a counterfeit 3-A Symbol or equivalent claim.
April 6, 2020
On April 3, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) announced it will let stand a sweeping order in support of a complaint by 3-A Sanitary Standards Inc. (3-A SSI), McLean, Va., to block the imports of any products from China showing a counterfeit 3-A Symbol or equivalent claim.
Northwest Dairy Foods Association is seeking government’s assistance at state, federal levels.
April 6, 2020
Members of Northeast Dairy Foods Association Inc., North Syracuse, N.Y., as well as dairy producers and others in the food supply chain, have been greatly impacted by the coronavirus, putting the nation’s dairy farmers and milk processors business’ in great financial jeopardy.
The groups, including IDFA, NMPF and 15 others, submitted a letter to Congress on April 3.
April 3, 2020
In an April 3 letter, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and 15 other food and beverage industry groups urged leaders in Congress to provide targeted financial aid to workers in the critical industries as they work to care for, feed and protect Americans through the coronavirus outbreak.