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2014-07-09 20:23:11

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) commends members of the U.S. Senate for confirming Darci Vetter to replace Islam Siddiqui as chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Vetter previously served as the deputy under secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "IDFA welcomes the Senate's confirmation of Darci Vetter today as the new...

2014-06-16 16:26:21

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has named J. David Carlin to the position of senior vice president of legislative affairs. In this role, Carlin will be responsible for managing all of the association's legislative, political and economic policy activities. He replaces Jerry Slominski, who left IDFA earlier this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118656 Carlin, who was a partner with Akin Gump...

2014-05-15 16:30:31

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the International Dairy Foods Association, National Milk Producers Federation, and U.S. Dairy Export Council: A bipartisan group of 177 members of the U.S. House of Representatives today urged the Obama administration to use the transatlantic trade talks with the European Union (EU) to address a variety of export barriers hampering the U.S. dairy industry. Among the barriers are the EU's recent...

2014-04-09 20:22:23

Legislation Would Reduce Consumer Confusion and Promote Safety of Food WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association applauds the introduction today of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014, which would establish a federal standard for voluntary labeling of food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs). The bill was introduced by Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and G.K. Butterfield (D-NC),...

2014-02-06 16:28:49

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to the significant public health risks associated with the consumption of raw milk, the two organizations representing the nation's dairy farmers and dairy companies jointly urged state lawmakers in South Dakota to reject efforts easing regulations surrounding raw milk sales directly to consumers. In a letter sent Wednesday to South Dakota state senators, the International Dairy Foods Association and the National Milk Producers...

2014-01-10 16:22:46

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association urges members of Congress to move quickly to pass the Trade Priorities Act (TPA) of 2014 that was introduced yesterday by Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Representative Dave Camp (R-MI). The bill outlines key objectives and requirements aimed at helping Congress and the Executive Branch to work together to advance trade agreements that will create jobs for American...

2013-10-30 23:29:21

2013 International Dairy Show to be held in Chicago, IL. at the McCormick Place. Le Sueur, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 intrRAtrain™ and inspectiTRAC™ by Russell Associates will exhibit at booth #131 on November 3-6, during the International Dairy Show. The International Dairy Show (International Dairy Foods Association), co-located with the Process Expo (Food Processing Suppliers Association) will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Russell Associates’ CEO, Jerry Van...


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