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Latest International Dairy Foods Association Stories

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...

2013-11-08 16:25:55

CINCINNATI, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that the International Dairy Foods Association named nine Kroger dairy facilities winners of the IDFA Dairy Industry Safety Recognition Awards and Achievement Certificates. "Kroger is committed to continually improving the overall safety of our associates and we are so proud of these nine facilities for their hard work to deliver a safe work environment for all employees," said Erin Sharp, Kroger's...

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...

2013-07-30 20:23:00

Winners To Be Announced at International Dairy Show This Fall WASHINGTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has announced that the IDFA Innovations Awards will return to the International Dairy Show this November. Created to recognize excellence in product and service innovation and technology, the Innovations Awards are open to all companies in the dairy industry, and winners will be announced at the 2013 International Dairy...

2013-07-11 16:25:14

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's no better way to cool off this summer than eating a fresh scoop of your favorite ice cream flavor, especially during July, National Ice Cream Month. Pierre's Ice Cream is saluting first responders with free treats on National Ice Cream Day, July 21. Dreyer's/Edy's Grand Ice Cream are supporting Operation Smile by donating $5 every time someone "likes" its Facebook pages. Blue Bunny ice cream is giving away $100 gift cards to...

2013-06-17 16:28:12

Supply Management Will Hurt Small Farms the Most WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study from Cornell University shows that the proposed Farm Bill dairy program will cost more than a bipartisan amendment that will be offered this week by Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and David Scott (D-GA). The study, "2013 Farm Bill Dairy Title Proposal Redistributes Program Benefits toward States with Larger Farms," also finds that the currently proposed Dairy...

2013-05-13 20:24:54

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the House and Senate Agriculture Committees prepare to write a new Farm Bill this week, the list of organizations opposed to a proposed dairy program continues to grow. Nearly 150 organizations and businesses across the food chain, from farmers and food manufacturers to food retailers and consumers, have signed letters to members of Congress urging them to oppose the "Dairy Market Stabilization Program" (DMSP). This program is designed to...

2013-05-06 20:22:06

Urge Legislators to Adopt Bipartisan Compromise Dairy Policy Alternative WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 30 dairy foods manufacturers - including some of the largest food companies in the United States - have sent letters over the past week to members of the House and Senate, including key agriculture committee members, calling on them to oppose government-imposed limits on milk supply. Instead, they urge legislators to adopt the Dairy Freedom Act, a...