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IDFA is pleased that Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), chair of the House Judiciary Committee and senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, will deliver the opening remarks at Dairy Forum 2018 in Palm Desert, California. Kicking off the event with the Chairman’s lecture, Rep. Goodlatte will discuss dairy’s place in the farm bill’s path to passage and outline his efforts to create a guest-worker program that works for dairy. His firsthand knowledge of how the farm bill is taking shape and insights on immigration legislation will be invaluable information for all attendees.
Registration and information about hotel and travel reservations are now available.
This two-session training opportunity will provide you and your staff with the essential information you need to produce compliant and effective labels for your products. It will also provide important details on FDA’s new regulations revising the nutrition facts label and food serving sizes. The two sessions, “Labeling 101” and “New Nutrition Labeling Regulations and Claims” will be interactive, allowing for participants' questions.
The Milk Procurement Workshop and the Dairy Accounting and Finance Workshop will be held this year Dec. 12-13 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The workshops are longtime industry favorites; each course has been attended by dairy professionals for more than 20 years. Led by industry and subject matter experts, the two courses will offer a straightforward look at several dairy fundamentals, allowing new employees to develop the skills they need and seasoned professionals to further hone their skills.
Fresh off a successful 2017 debut that brought together nearly 10,000 food and beverage professionals, ProFood Tech announced its Exhibitor Advisory Council and launched exhibit sales for its return to Chicago, March 26-28, 2019. Powered by world trade show leaders PACK EXPO, Anuga and IDFA, the biennial show is unprecedented in its ability to bring the industry together and address key issues. Showing strong support is the Exhibitor Advisory Council whose members read like a Who’s Who of food and beverage processing.
The deadline to participate in priority booth selection and receive early-bird space rates is Nov. 3, 2017. Complete your application and learn more at www.profoodtech.com.
The dairy foods industry today directly employs more than 977,700 workers, pays $39.46 billion in wages and contributes more than $206.89 billion to the national economy, according to a powerful new economic impact tool commissioned by IDFA. To support its policy positions with members of Congress, the White House and federal regulators, IDFA is using the interactive economic impact tool to show the economic stimulus provided nationally and locally by dairy foods companies and their suppliers.