Dairy Industry Endorses Bipartisan, Bicameral Tariff Bill

“The International Dairy Foods Association supports the Trade Security Act, sponsored by Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN), and Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Doug Jones (D-AL). This bill would reform Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 by requiring the Department of Defense to justify the national security basis for new tariffs under Section 232 and expand the role of Congress throughout the process.

NMPF, IDFA Support Legislation Allowing Whole Milk in School Meals

National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) welcome the introduction of legislation sponsored by Reps. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Collin Peterson (D-MN), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, allowing whole milk in school nutrition programs.

Mike Reidy of Leprino Foods Receives Inaugural IDFA Legends in Leadership Award

Mike Reidy, senior vice president – corporate affairs of Leprino Foods Company and outgoing chairman of the International Dairy Foods Association, received a standing ovation when he accepted the inaugural IDFA Legends in Leadership Award during the association’s annual Dairy Forum this week in Orlando, Florida. IDFA created the award to honor individuals who provide outstanding service to IDFA and the dairy industry throughout their careers.

McKinsey & Company Study Provides Winning Growth Formula for Dairy

Modest growth forecasts, shifting consumer tastes and increased domestic competition mean dairy executives will need to look for new models at home and abroad to capture growth, according to new research from McKinsey & Company released today at Dairy Forum 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

IDFA Names new Executive Council, Outlines Enhanced Governance Structure

“As the preeminent advocacy and membership-driven organization supporting the dairy foods business, the International Dairy Foods Association has worked for the last 30-plus years to advance and protect our industry, while acting as a trusted advocate for our members’ regulatory, legislative and communications needs,” explained Michael Dykes, D.V.M., president and CEO of IDFA. “Like our industry, however, the needs of dairy processing companies and suppliers are changing and growing. As our industry and the needs of our members evolve, so must IDFA.