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Jun 24, 2016, 14:26 ET IDFA Commends Senate Agriculture Leaders for Bipartisan Agreement on GMO Labeling, Urges Congress to Take Swift Action

The International Dairy Foods Association yesterday commended Senators Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) for finalizing a bipartisan...


May 20, 2016, 12:29 ET Statement on International Trade Commission Report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

 The International Dairy Foods Association today released the following statement in response to the International Trade Commission (ITC)...


May 18, 2016, 20:40 ET IDFA, NMPF: Dairy Industry Applauds School Milk Support

 Dairy leaders applaud the House Education and the Workforce Committee for including key dairy provisions in the Improving Child Nutrition and...


May 09, 2016, 13:33 ET White House Asked to Challenge WHO Proposal Discouraging Dairy for Children up to Age 3

 The U.S. dairy industry today urged the White House to challenge a World Health Organization (WHO) proposal that would discourage the...


Apr 25, 2016, 12:09 ET Dairy Groups Thank Senators for Urging Action on Agricultural Issues in Trade Agreement with Europe

The dairy industry today praised a bipartisan group of 26 senators for urging U.S. negotiators to address the needs of agriculture –...


Apr 22, 2016, 10:45 ET Members of Congress Urge Obama Administration to Ensure Trans-Pacific Partnership Benefits are not Undermined

Key members of the U.S. House of Representatives issued a strong statement today affirming the need for the Obama Administration to take concrete...


Apr 13, 2016, 11:34 ET NMPF, IDFA Urge Congress to Challenge WHO Proposal Prohibiting Promotion of Milk & Milk Products to Young Children

 The National Milk Producers Federation and the International Dairy Foods Association urged members of Congress this week to insist that the...


Apr 11, 2016, 16:29 ET Dairy Organizations Seek Congressional Support for Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

The National Milk Producers Federation, U.S. Dairy Export Council and the International Dairy Foods Association asked members of Congress in a...


Mar 01, 2016, 13:37 ET IDFA Commends Senate Ag Committee for Approving National Labeling Bill for Bioengineered Products

The International Dairy Foods Association commended the members of the Senate Agriculture Committee, especially Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS), for...


Feb 19, 2016, 18:22 ET IDFA Praises Introduction of GMO Labeling Bill and Applauds Chairman Pat Roberts for His Leadership

 The International Dairy Foods Association today praised legislation proposed by Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts that would create a...


Jan 25, 2016, 12:46 ET IDFA Transition Team Launches Search for New CEO

 The International Dairy Foods Association's (IDFA) board of directors has formed a transition committee that will be tasked with finding a...


Jan 25, 2016, 12:06 ET Connie Tipton, IDFA CEO and President, Bids Farewell to Dairy

 Connie Tipton, the president and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and longtime voice of dairy foods companies in...


Jan 20, 2016, 11:21 ET IDFA and NMPF Commend Senate Action on Child Nutrition Legislation

The Senate Agriculture Committee today approved legislation to enhance the quality of nutrition in federal feeding programs, including provisions...


Jan 07, 2016, 13:44 ET JOINT STATEMENT: Government's 2015 Dietary Guidelines Affirms Role of Dairy Foods in Healthy Eating Patterns

The final version of the 2015 federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) affirms the vital, unrivaled contribution made by dairy foods, and...


Dec 18, 2015, 12:48 ET IDFA Applauds Repeal of COOL in Omnibus Spending Bill

 The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today released the following statement in response to the House of Representatives and the...


Dec 01, 2015, 17:34 ET NMPF, IDFA Applaud Inclusion of Milk Hauling Amendment to Transportation Bill

 The National Milk Producers Federation and International Dairy Foods Association praise Congress for its decision today to include in a...


Nov 03, 2015, 11:08 ET More than 70 Leading Agriculture Organizations Call on Congress to Pass the 'SAFE Trucking Act'

More than 70 of the nation's leading food and agriculture associations – including the American Farm Bureau, American Fruit and Vegetable...


Nov 03, 2015, 11:07 ET IDFA, Others Urge Congress to Include 'SAFE Trucking Act' as Amendment to Highway Bill

 The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today joined more than 70 of the nation's leading food and agriculture associations in...


Oct 05, 2015, 11:43 ET Dairy Processors Thank U.S. Trade Officials for Efforts on TPP

 The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today released the following statement upon the announced conclusion of the Trans-Pacific...


Sep 14, 2015, 13:16 ET International Powerhouses Announce Launch of ProFood Tech

Three trade show leaders joined forces today to announce the launch of ProFood Tech, a new event that will focus on processing technologies serving...


Sep 10, 2015, 12:25 ET Dairy Industry Commends Representative Reid Ribble for Introducing Safe Trucking Act

The dairy industry today welcomed the introduction of the Safe, Flexible and Efficient Trucking Act in the House of Representatives. The bill would...


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...