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2013-10-09 20:20:09

­AMP-Trillium To Build Seven CNG Fueling Stations in Texas CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to pave the way in transitioning trucking fleets from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG), AMP Americas announced today that it has signed a deal with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk Producers, both national dairy cooperatives, to convert a portion of their diesel needs to CNG by working with haulers to convert their fleets to CNG-powered trucks....

2013-07-11 16:25:35

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 3, 2012 workers at Dairy Farmers of America, (DFA) a milk processing plant in Adrian, Michigan voted for representation with the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Union Local 876 in an effort to gain job security and a voice on the job after a two-month organizing campaign. "Management's mistreatment of its workforce provided the incentive needed for DFA workers to find their voices nearly 18 months...

2012-05-10 10:26:43

Dairy Farmers of America see Destination Imagination as a valuable partner CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Destination Imagination (DI), a non-profit, educational, after school program where students from kindergarten through college work as teams to solve open-ended challenges, is pleased to have the Dairy Farmers of America providing milk daily for the 8,000 youth participants in Destination Imagination's Global Finals on the University of Tennessee campus in...

2012-02-08 13:19:00

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 3, workers at Dairy Farmers of America, a milk processing plant in Adrian, voted for representation with the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Union in an effort to gain job security and a voice on the job. The February 3 vote ends the workers' two-month union organizing campaign during which they stood in solidarity. "The workers at DFA are very much a close community, and watching management mistreat...

2011-09-02 17:00:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sept. 2, 2011 Dear Friends, For two decades, Destination ImagiNation has had a strong relationship with the National Dairy Council (NDC). Sadly, I was informed this week by an NDC spokesman that NDC is withdrawing its support of Destination ImagiNation, essentially abandoning its decades-long outreach to a very significant consumer demographic. NDC's presence has become an integral part of the Destination ImagiNation experience. It...

2011-07-12 19:00:00

CLEVELAND, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Dairy Farmers announced this afternoon a partial settlement in their class action lawsuit against Dean Foods, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and others. Dean Foods, one of the principal defendants in the case, agreed to a $140 million settlement. "We have reached a settlement with Dean Foods in the Southeast Dairy Farmers antitrust case filed on behalf of approximately 7,200 dairy farmers in the southeast," said Robert G. Abrams of...

2011-01-19 11:48:00

DFA, DMS Join Local Farmers in Filing Objection to Dean Foods Settlement KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dairy farmers who say attorneys representing them are not looking out for their best interests have filed opposition to the proposed settlement submitted in the class action antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Burlington, Vt. Acting on behalf of its dairy farmer owners, Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA), together with Dairy Marketing Services,...

2010-12-24 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Northeast Dairy Farmers reached a settlement agreement with Dean Foods Company in their class action antitrust lawsuit against Dean, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Dairy Marketing Services (DMS). The agreement will include $30 million in monetary damages and injunctive relief that calls for Dean to purchase a portion of its raw milk from multiple Northeast sources. "This is a major win for dairy farmers in the Northeast who have been...

2010-11-01 12:37:00

Acquisition Signals Strategic Move in Cooperative's Products Division KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the acquisition of a highly respected Hispanic cheese brand, Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) is entering the rapidly growing and diverse ethnic dairy product category. Effective October 29, 2010, DFA has acquired Houston-based Castro Cheese Company, Inc. Castro Cheese owns the La Vaquita brand product line, which includes Queso Fresco, Panela, Queso...

2010-06-25 16:16:00

Farm Aid asks Department of Justice to fast-track antitrust investigations in dairy industry Cambridge, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid joined family farmers from across the country today in Madison, Wis., at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) joint public workshop examining competition in the dairy industry. The workshop comes 18 months into an unprecedented crisis for dairy farmers. Low prices and high production costs,...