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What Does the Election Mean for Dairy Processing?

Dec 01, 2016

“Now that the election is over, the federal agencies are hyper-focused on preserving President Barack Obama’s legacy by finalizing a number of ‘midnight regulations,’” explained Emily Lyons, IDFA director of regulatory affairs and counsel, in her recent column for Dairy Foods.

“Of the 164 regulations currently at the Office of Management and Budget in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (a White House agency that is a stop for all regulations), 91 are final regulations going through review prior to publication,” she said.

Several regulations related to the Food Safety Modernization Act, environmental and worker safety, immigration and bioengineering will likely affect dairy processing companies.

Read the column here

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