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HPAI in Dairy Cattle

On Monday, March 25, 2024, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in two dairy cattle herds in Texas and two herds in Kansas. USDA confirmed the v...

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Featured Training & Education

Food Safety Education Portal

IDFA is proud to partner with the renowned International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI)....

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Introduction to Dairy Product Labeling

This two-session training opportunity provides you and your staff with the essential information you...

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Dairy Accounting and Finance 2.0

Efficiency, strategy and skills are the focus of IDFA's Dairy Accounting and Finance 2.0. Learn the ins...

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Engaging Training for Frontline Employees

A comprehensive solution for food and workplace safety training delivery and documentation.

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Latest Research

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Polling of WIC Participants on Proposed Cuts to Dairy Benefits by Morning Consult (March 2024)

Polling of 815 WIC participants shows growing concern among participants for USDA’s proposal to cut mil...

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2024 State of Women in Dairy Report

Download the report.Members can download the full report via the link below. IDFA’s first annual Sta...

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IDFA Member Sustainability Survey

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) in partnership with McKinsey and Company surveyed IDFA...

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Morning Consult Polling: Parents Want Whole and 2% Milk Options Reinstated in School Meals

For 12 years, students in U.S. public schools have not been able to access the milk varieties that they...

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Latest Webinars

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How GHG Insetting Will Change the Game for Scope 3

IDFA was proud to present a 1-hour webinar with The Climate Source on applying insetting strategies in...

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Cyber Threat Analysis, Sharing, and Best Practices: An Introduction to the IDFA – Food and Ag-ISAC Partnership

Cyber crimes against food companies have risen significantly in recent years as criminals develop mo...

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State of Women in Dairy Report Recap and Interactive Discussion

IDFA’s Women in Dairy lead, Becky Rasdall, recapped the report, played key video snippets from the Dair...

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IDFA Membership Briefing - March 2024

IDFA’s team of subject matter experts presented a one-hour briefing on the organization’s strategic....

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Cybersecurity Resources

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Food and Ag Cybersecurity: A Guide for Small & Medium Enterprises

The dairy industry leverages information technology in the same way other industries do for core bus...

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Cyber Threats in the Dairy Sector

Cybercrime like denial of service, ransomware, and data and intellectual property theft is a growing co...

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Reducing Cyber Threats for Dairy Businesses

Cyber criminals are now attacking computers and networks at a rate of one attack every 39 seconds. Is y...

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The Dairy Download - Defending Dairy: Protecting Against Cyber and Physical Threats

Criminal actors—whether they be halfway across the globe or within our own companies—pose significan...

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Manuals

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Milk, Yogurt & Cultured Products Labeling Manual (2019 Edition)

To assist the dairy industry with understanding the details of these complex labeling changes IDFA has...

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Cheese Labeling Manual (2019 Edition)

To assist the dairy industry with understanding the details of these complex labeling changes IDFA has...

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Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts Labeling Manual (2019 Edition)

To assist the dairy industry with understanding the details of these complex labeling changes IDFA has...

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The Dairy Download Podcast

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The Dairy Download - How We Get More Milk in Schools

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts |  Spotify |  RSS |&nb...

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The Dairy Download - How Ozempic Could Impact Retail Food Sales

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The Dairy Download: State of the Ag Economy

Apple Podcasts |  Spotify | RSS | YouTube Consumer debt is on the rise. Int...

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The Dairy Download: How AI is Revolutionizing Dairy

Apple Podcasts |  Spotify | RSS | YouTube AI is on the cutting edge of new....

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President’s Address: Dairy Evolved

In the opening session, IDFA President and CEO Michael Dykes, D.V.M., sat down for a one-on-one intervi...

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Sustainability in Dairy: Getting from Commitments to Real Results

Sustainability in dairy involves much more than reducing our carbon emissions. The companies leading th...

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Scientific Assessment on the Transmissibility of SARS-CoV-2 Virus Through Dairy Food

Background Questions have arisen about the potential transmission and infectivity of the SARS-CoV-2....

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Beyond COVID-19: The Future of Dairy Plants

COVID-19 continues to disrupt our world, but the dairy industry is experiencing massive change due to o...

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The Dairy Download - Season 2, Episode 1: The Writer Side of Dairy

Where did that gallon of milk come from? And why are there so many ice cream flavors? In the season two...

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Trade Policy 101 for the U.S. Dairy Industry

U.S. trade policy is critical to growing U.S. dairy exports, and growing U.S. dairy exports is critical...

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The Dairy Download - Episode 8: "Year in Review & More Disruption Ahead: A Look at Cellular Agriculture"

In a special year-end episode of “The Dairy Download,” co-hosts Phil Plourd and Kathleen Wolfley talk t...

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Managing Profitability Through Continued Disruption

IDFA members can view "Managing Profitability Through Continued Disruption". If you are a member and...

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2021 Dairy Policy Outlook

More than 150 million Americans cast ballots on November 3rd, electing a new president and setting the...

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Calculating the Hidden Costs of Training Development

IDFA members can view "Calculating the Hidden Costs of Training Development". If you are a member an...

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How to Prepare for Uncertainty and Increase Process Efficiency with Modular Boiler Systems

IDFA members can view "How to Prepare for Uncertainty and Increase Process Efficiency with Modular B...

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IDFA Vaccine Prioritization and Distribution Poll, Conducted by Morning Consult

In an International Dairy Food Association (IDFA) poll conducted by Morning Consult from December 4-...

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