Over $5.87 Million Awarded By PCC-DBII To Dairy Businesses In California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada And New Mexico

The Pacific Coast Coalition – Dairy Business Innovation Initiative (PCC-DBII), hosted by California State University, Fresno, has named 28 winners across California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada and New Mexico.

IDFA Advocacy Alert: Your Support Needed to Add Cheese, Yogurt, and Whole Milk to Healthy Fluid Milk Incentives Projects!

IDFA: As we have previously reported, Chairman Thompson has indicated that the Committee will meet before Memorial Day to take up his draft Farm Bill. While it remains unknown if Congress will pass a Farm Bill this year, it is still important that the Chairman’s draft bill reflects our organization’s Farm Bill priorities.  

International Dairy Foods Association Relaunches Live and Active Cultures Seal for Yogurt and Cultured Dairy Product Makers

IDFA’s LAC Seal is the only widely recognized, independent verification that a dairy product contains significant levels of live and active yogurt cultures. Recently, IDFA updated the policies and guidelines around use of the LAC Seal and is broadening the availability of the logo to the full yogurt and cultured dairy products industry.

Danone North America Announces the FDA’s Decision on Petition for the First-Ever Qualified Health Claim for Yogurt

March 11, 2024 Dannon North America

In response to efforts led by Danone North America, the new claim states that “eating yogurt regularly, at least 2 cups (3 servings) per week” may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a condition 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed with every year.

IDFA Applauds FDA Decision to Approve First-Ever Qualified Health Claim for Yogurt, Linking Yogurt to a Reduced Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) is pleased with the decision published today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve the first-ever qualified health claim for yogurt, recognizing a potential link between its regular consumption and a reduced risk of type-2 diabetes. The FDA’s decision came in response to a petition submitted by Danone North America. The new claim is available for all yogurt makers.