Leprino’s Durkin Elected Chair of Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

Mike Durkin, president and chief executive officer of the Leprino Foods Company, was elected chair of the board of directors of the checkoff-founded Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy at its first meeting of 2023.

USDA Sets Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Appalachian, Southeast, Florida Federal Milk Marketing Orders

February 1, 2023 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will hold a public hearing to consider proposals for the Appalachian, Southeast and Florida Federal milk marketing orders beginning Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, at 9 a.m. CT.

USDA Announces Appointments to the American Egg Board

February 1, 2023 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the appointment of 10 members and nine alternates to serve on the American Egg Board. Eighteen members and alternates will serve two-year terms and one member will serve a one-year term. The term of members and alternates members appointed to two-year terms start March 2023 and end March 2025.

Danish Creamery Debuts New Contemporary Look for its Premium Butter

January 31, 2023 Danish Creamery

Danish Creamery, a 127-year-old farmer-owned U.S.-based creamery, and its parent company, Challenge Dairy Products Inc, have reinvigorated the packaging of its line of slow-churned, small-batch artisanal butter with a new contemporary aesthetic hitting shelves now. The updated look portrays the premium qualities of Danish Creamery butter in a fun, current and colorful style designed to inspire creativity in the kitchen.

IDFA Endorses U.S. Trade Representative’s Establishment of Second Dispute Settlement Panel Against Canada on Its Dairy Tariff-Rate Quotas

ational Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today endorsed U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai’s establishment of a second formal dispute settlement case over Canada’s manipulation of dairy tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The announcement follows a third round of consultations with Canada that added new legal claims against its TRQ administration. These claims are consistent with IDFA’s priority concerns with Canada’s failure to comply with its USMCA TRQ commitments.