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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 milk and dairy benefits. Program participants say these cuts would make their shopping for milk and...

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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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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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IDFA Member Sustainability Survey

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

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Ice Cream & Frozen Novelty Trends Survey - June 2022

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has partnered once again with Research America, Inc. t...

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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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