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Dairy Delivers®: The Economic Impact of Dairy Products
Advocacy: Dairy Counts
Knowledge Center
Risk Gap Analysis by Berrian
FDA Milk Safety Memoranda
Trade Toolkit - a Resource for the U.S. Dairy Industry
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Buyers' Guide

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Mission & Values Statements

Mission Statement

As the premier organization for dairy foods processors, manufacturers and marketers, IDFA:

  • Offers unparalleled strategic leadership, expertise and advocacy to promote the success of our members.
  • Influences federal, state and international government policies with strong legislative, executive and regulatory advocacy focused on dairy policy and other key industry issues.
  • Serves as a trusted source of relevant and timely information on dairy-related issues for members and the media, and collaborates with dairy industry partners to protect and enhance the image of dairy.
  • Provides expert training, education programs and materials, and is a forum for dairy industry stakeholders to meet and exchange views on the key issues facing our industry.

Values Statement

At IDFA, our staff is the most important resource.

We are committed to a positive work environment, individual and professional growth and excellence in all we do.


  • Are proactive
  • Respect each other
  • Act with integrity in all interactions
  • Are team players
  • Are responsive and timely
  • Encourage creativity and entrepreneurship
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