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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

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...

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...