The dairy industry has been facing a variety of challenges this year, most notably, the COVID-19 pandemic. Dairy Foods asked the top executives of leading dairy associations to discuss the industry's more significant issues, as well as its greatest opportunities.
USMCA is designed to usher in significant changes to U.S.-Canadian dairy trade, restore certainty to U.S.-Mexico trade relations and establish important protections for common name cheeses.
July 1, 2020
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC), both based in Arlington, Va., are celebrating the U.S. Trade Representative’s office and Congress for the strides made in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) as it enters into force today.
Dean is an animal nutrition expert whose experience and skills complement the existing panel of experts.
June 26, 2020
The American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI) said it welcomed Dustin Dean, Ph.D., to the ADPI Center of Excellence. Dean is an animal nutrition expert whose experience and skills complement the existing panel of experts comprising ADPI’s Center of Excellence resources.
The organizations sent a letter to President Trump on April 10.
April 15, 2020
Following an April 3 letter to congressional leadership urging targeted financial aid be provided through the next coronavirus relief package to workers in the critical food industry, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and other food industry associations sent a letter to President Donald Trump homing in on a key recommendation.
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.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has upended life as we have known it for most Americans, the U.S. dairy industry — from our farmers to our truckers to our processors and our grocers — has diligently persisted in providing Americans with the safe, nutritious, high-quality dairy products they rely on.
The series, Dairy Innovator Dialogues, features leading dairy executives talking about innovation, sustainability and giving back to the community.
March 24, 2020
Today’s dairy leaders are redefining what it means to be sustainable businesses by elevating good business practices, developing and implementing transportation and logistics solutions, ensuring the highest standards for animal welfare, and committing to and achieving environmental stewardship throughout their supply chains.
The dairy association also will reveal a revamped website on March 19.
March 18, 2020
Due to the dynamic nature of information related to coronavirus, the Washington, D.C.-based International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) said it created a webpage to provide members with the most recent updates pertaining to guidance and resources for the dairy industry.