October 06, 2011
Contact: Peggy Armstrong email@example.com
(202) 220-3508 (Washington, D.C. – October 6, 2011) "Dairy policy continues to be highly controversial. The International Dairy Foods Association, representing milk and dairy manufacturers and 200,000 jobs across the country, opposes S. 1658 and H.R. 3111 because they would limit the U.S. milk supply and raise milk prices. The bills also fail to reduce the regulatory burden, caused by our antiquated and unnecessary milk pricing system, on the dairy industry. “To find consensus on dairy policy in the short term, Congress should focus on expanding risk management tools for dairy farmers, not expanding government regulations and ...
September 26, 2011
Contact: Peggy Armstrong
(202) 220-3508 (Washington, D.C. – September 26, 2011) “The Dairy Security Act of 2011 continues a complex, government milk pricing system that forces higher prices on fluid milk and penalizes producers who want insurance by forcing them to accept mandatory supply controls. Unfortunately, these provisions are unacceptable to our members and we oppose H.R. 3062. “IDFA opposes milk pricing regulations that increase the already significant regulatory burden on processors, put pressure on declining milk sales, and increase costs for consumers, as well as many government nutrition and feeding programs that are already stretched to serve Americans who are ...
April 04, 2011
Contact: Marti Pupillo firstname.lastname@example.org
(202) 220-3535 (Washington, D.C. -- April 4, 2011) The following statement is in response to questions regarding the effect of the Japan accident on the U.S. milk supply:
Rest assured, the U.S. milk supply is safe for everyone to drink, including children and infants. The Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency have stated that there is no public health concern in the United States as a result of the nuclear accident that occurred in Japan. Consumer safety is the highest priority for dairy farmers and dairy foods companies, and the U.S. dairy industry will ...
January 24, 2011
June 16, 2010
(Washington, DC -- June 16, 2010) Good afternoon and welcome to our Washington Conference. It's good to see such a large group, and I thank all of you for taking the time to come to D.C.
Never have we had such an active agenda in Washington on issues that
impact your business, and that means it is especially important for
lawmakers to hear from you.
Before we jump into the issues briefing, I wanted to say a few words about a
topic that has become increasingly troubling to me in the last few months –
and that's the growing interest among some dairy groups ...
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