Idaho Milk Products Takes 1st Place at 2020 World Championship Cheese Contest

March 27, 2020 Idaho Milk Products

Idaho Milk Products was awarded 1st place at the 33rd biennial World Championship Cheese Contest held at Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison, Wisconsin on March 5, 2020.

As NYS Takes Measures to Address COVID-19, Maple Hill Creamery Pledges over 80 Tons of Organic Grass-Fed Dairy Products to Communities in Need

March 27, 2020 Maple Hill Creamery

Maple Hill Creamery announced they have partnered with New York State’s Department of Agriculture and Markets on behalf of Governor Cuomo and nonprofit Feeding America to distribute 200,000 cartons of their grass-fed organic milk and grass-fed yogurt to residents in need.

USDA Provides Flexibility to Shell Egg Industry to Shift Supply from Foodservice to Retail Outlets

March 27, 2020 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking immediate action to assist the American egg industry in redistributing the current inventory of safe, high quality table eggs from foodservice warehouses to retail distribution to support the surge in consumer demand for this staple food.

USDA Working with Dairy Industry to Ensure Americans Consistent Access to Milk

March 26, 2020 USDA

In response to questions from the dairy industry, USDA will be implementing allowable flexibilities for the benefit of dairy farmers and fluid milk handlers to ensure they can meet the changing consumer demand within the federal milk marketing order program.

Leahy, Sanders, Welch ask USDA to Buy Dairy Products for Emergency Distribution During COVID-19 Outbreak

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Representative Peter Welch (D-Vt.) — Tuesday asked that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) make immediate purchases of dairy products and distribute them to low-income Americans through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).