Cary Frye, IDFA vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs, was elected to the International Dairy Federation's board of directors during business meetings held prior to last week's World Dairy Summit in Cape Town, South Africa. She will fill the vacancy left by Jeremy Hill, director of research, science, technology and development for Fonterra Cooperative Group, who was elected IDF president. Frye is the only representative from North America currently serving on the IDF board.
More than 1200 delegates from 57 countries around the world, including several IDFA senior executives, attended the summit to discuss global issues and scientific and technological advances related to dairy. Areas of work for the International Dairy Federation include Codex standards, sustainable development, nutrition, methods of analysis, farm management, hygiene and safety among others. For more information, visit www.fil-idf.org.
Other IDFA executives who attended the summit are Connie Tipton, IDFA president and CEO; Clay Hough, IDFA senior group vice president; and Bob Yonkers, IDFA vice president and chief economist.
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