Dairy Industry Recognizes 5 Lawmakers and Policy Leaders for Efforts to Support Dairy

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) recognized five individuals whose careers have positively impacted the trajectory of U.S. dairy.

IDFA Submits Comments to FDA: Dairy Needs Standards Modernization Now

On Tuesday, Nov. 12th, IDFA submitted its comments to FDA in support of horizontal approaches to standards modernization. Dairy products represent a third of the 280 federal food standards of identity, and these standards are significantly outdated and stand in the way of using new technologies, ingredients, and novel processes for dairy foods innovation.

IDFA’s Michael Dykes: Misleading Claims Link Cheese to Cancer

November 7, 2019 Michael Dykes, IDFA, Medium

“Activist groups looking to promote plant-based diets and destroy the dairy industry and the livelihoods of dairy farmers everywhere have targeted cheese with their unproven, misleading claims that cheese is linked to breast cancer.”

IDFA’s Cary Frye Awarded with the International Dairy Federation Prize of Excellence

Cary Frye, IDFA senior vice president for regulatory affairs, received the International Dairy Federation Prize of Excellence at the IDF World Dairy Summit in Istanbul, Turkey.

IDFA Issues Statement on US-Japan Trade Deal

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA)—a Washington, D.C. trade association representing all aspects of U.S. dairy from dairy cooperatives producing the milk to dairy processors and marketers to grocery retailers—issued the following statement today from IDFA president Michael Dykes on the U.S.-Japan trade deal:.