Statement from Michael Dykes, D.V.M., President & CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association on Signing of Phase One U.S.-China Deal

“Today, the two most powerful economies in the world began to restore a positive, mutually beneficial trade relationship, and dairy producers and processors across the United States are grateful. ”

International Dairy Foods Association Launches Women in Dairy Network to Expand the Presence and Influence of Women in the Dairy Industry ​

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) is pleased today to launch the Women in Dairy Network to support a stronger, more diverse future for U.S. dairy.

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 Dairy products represent a third of the 280 federal food standards of identity, and these standards are significantly outdated and stand in the way of using new technologies, ingredients, and novel processes for dairy foods innovation.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.”