International Dairy Foods Association Spent $225K Lobbying In 2Q

The International Dairy Foods Association — whose members include Dean Foods
Co., Lifeway Foods Inc. and ConAgra Foods Inc. — spent $225,000 in the fourth
quarter to lobby on business issues, according to a recent disclosure report.

The trade group for the nation’s dairy makers, marketers and suppliers, lobbied
on food safety, nutrition policy, trade, transportation and other issues in the
April-June period.

That’s up from the $186,491 that the group spent in the year-ago period, and
$110,000 it spent in the third quarter of 2009.

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