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Jul 27, 2015, 17:29 ET

IDFA Praises U.S. Senators' Call for Canada to Expand Dairy Market Access

 The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today praised Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron...

Jul 16, 2015, 15:57 ET

Dairy Groups Aligned with Congressional Leaders in Disapproving of GI Treaty

The dairy industry today praised leaders of the Senate and House Judiciary committees, the Senate Finance Committee, and the...

Jul 15, 2015, 18:38 ET

IDFA Commends U.S. Representatives' Call for Engagement by Canada on Dairy Market Access

 The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today commended the 21 U.S. representatives who have taken a strong stance against Canada's...

Jun 29, 2015, 16:29 ET

IDFA Commends President's Renewal of Trade Promotion Authority

The International Dairy Foods Association, representing 550 dairy foods companies and their suppliers, issued the following statement in response...

Jun 24, 2015, 17:51 ET

IDFA Applauds Bipartisan Senate Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

 The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today commended the Senate for passing "The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:41 ET

IDFA Applauds House Passage of Trade Promotion Authority Bill; Urges Swift Passage in Senate

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today commended the House of Representatives for passing "The Bipartisan Congressional Trade...

May 21, 2015, 12:59 ET

Dairy Groups Praise Diplomatic Struggle against Additional Restrictions on Common Food Names

The dairy industry today praised U.S. representatives to a key international meeting for leading the fight against treaty changes that could...

May 18, 2015, 16:31 ET

U.S. Dairy Companies Urge Congress to Act Now to Reform COOL and Protect American Jobs

The World Trade Organization's (WTO) final ruling today against the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rule will cause severe economic harm to...

Apr 24, 2015, 12:38 ET

IDFA Applauds House and Senate Committees for Advancing Trade Promotion Authority Bill

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today released the following statement in response to the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways...

Apr 22, 2015, 18:30 ET

Consumer Protection, Taxpayer Groups and Small Business Trade Associations Urge USDA to Review Federal Milk Marketing Orders

Consumer protection, taxpayer watchdog groups and small business trade associations joined national and state-based small business associations in...

Apr 16, 2015, 16:57 ET

IDFA Supports Bipartisan TPA Legislation; Urges Quick Passage

 The International Dairy Foods Association applauded the introduction today of the "Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and...

Apr 06, 2015, 14:42 ET

Congress Seeks a Positive Market-Access Outcome for U.S. Dairy in Pacific Trade Pact

 The dairy industry today praised the more than 75 House members who have urged the Obama Administration to...

Mar 25, 2015, 14:21 ET

IDFA Applauds Introduction of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation that will create a national,...

Mar 19, 2015, 14:56 ET

U.S. Dairy Groups Join Australia & New Zealand in Call for Ambitious Outcome in Trans-Pacific Partnership

The national dairy organizations of the United States, Australia and New Zealand today issued a joint letter to their respective trade and...

Jan 21, 2015, 13:15 ET

Dairy Processors Commend President's Remarks on TPA and U.S. Trade Agreements

 The International Dairy Foods Association, representing 550 dairy foods companies and their suppliers, issued the following statement in...

Jan 14, 2015, 16:03 ET

A Dairy Forum First: IDFA and Dairy Foods Magazine Aim to Broaden Audience with Live Broadcasts

 For the first time in the 30-year history of Dairy Forum, the industry's premier annual meeting, the International Dairy Foods Association and...

Dec 19, 2014, 18:31 ET

U.S. Dairy Industry Praises Outcome of Talks with China on Cheese Name Issue

The U.S. dairy industry today applauded a commitment to stronger protections for common food names resulting from just-concluded trade talks with...

Oct 28, 2014, 17:32 ET

U.S. Dairy Manufacturers Call for Replacement of Japan's Import System

 In a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, the International Dairy Foods...

Sep 29, 2014, 16:53 ET

U.S. Dairy Industry Decries Market Barriers Raised in EU-Canada Trade Deal

 The text of the European Union-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) released at the end of last week contains provisions...

Jul 09, 2014, 20:06 ET

IDFA Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Darci Vetter as New Ag Chief at USTR

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) commends members of the U.S. Senate for confirming Darci Vetter to replace Islam Siddiqui as chief...