Webinars

Cyber Security - Where Do We Start?

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COVID-19 Testing: New Best Practices and Strategies for Limiting Transmission and Ensuring Safety

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live – Episode 3: Rick Smith, president and CEO of Dairy Farmers of America

IDFA’s Dairy Innovator Dialogues series, which goes behind the scenes with today's most respected and innovative dairy leaders, continues in live format for IDFA members this September. IDFA’s Michael Dykes hosted a live, 60-min...

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Preparing for COVID-19 Lawsuits: What You Can Do Today to Prevent and Successfully Defend Lawsuits by Employees and the Public

Food producers and retailers are facing a wave of class action lawsuits by their workers and the public, challenging the adequacy of COVID-19 protections and often seeking court intervention to shut down operations or impose specific...

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live - Episode 2: Jeff Fielkow, President & CEO, Tetra Pak, U.S. & Canada

 Posted August 14, 2020 IDFA members can view this second episode of Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live. If you are a member and can not see the video and slides above, please refresh your session by logging out and logging ba...

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Leveraging New Molecular Technologies to Improve Dairy Operations

Recorded: Aug 12th 1:00 pm ET Slides for this presentation can be found here New molecular technologies are moving from government and academic research labs to more practical applications that can be used routinely by industry....

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Meeting Consumer Demands for Better-For-You Ice Cream & Frozen Novelties with Exceptional Taste and Texture

Click here for presentation slides. Overview More than ever, consumers are acutely aware of the benefits of healthy living. Indulgent categories such as ice cream and frozen novelties will need to continue to balance taste w...

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Planning for Black Swans: How the Dairy Industry Can Predict the Next Unpredictable Event

Planning for Black Swans Series Overview What is a black swan? Market experts use the term to define unpredictable, catastrophic events that are beyond what is normally expected of a situation and bring extreme, unknowable consequences....

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live with Schreiber Foods President and CEO Ron Dunford

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Regulatory RoundUP Webinar Series

As one of the most highly regulated food industries in the United States, dairy must comply with regulations issued by multiple federal agencies, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the ...

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Digital and Analytics (DnA) to Drive and Sustain Growth in the “Next Normal”

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Dairy and the Digital Transformation: Tapping the Power of E-Commerce for Milk and More

Recorded: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:00 p.m. Eastern Overview The COVID-19 pandemic is fundamentally changing the way consumers purchase, store and consume food and beverages. Never before have shelf life and food...

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Dairy Accounting and Finance 2.0

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IDFA Membership Briefing - June 2020

Recorded: Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Slides for this presentation can be found here. Overview: Join us for the next Membership Briefing to learn the many ways IDFA is working to make ...

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Update – What it Means for Dairy

Recorded: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Slides for this presentation can be found here. Overview With dairy eligible for both major Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 relief...

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Digital Readiness for the “New Normal”

Recorded: Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern Overview The digital revolution is opening up worlds of optimization potential for all industries, especially for dairy producers. Deliverables that were on...

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A Culture of Asking = Improved Food Safety

Creating a culture of asking questions is the key to improving your operation's food safety. Join IDFA's team of subject matter experts and renowned food science and safety expert Lone Jespersen for this informative webina...

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COVID-19 Implications for Dairy Businesses - Resources from McKinsey & Company

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people around the world, and moreover, it is continuing to impact the global economy. The implications for dairy businesses have been profound. To help our industry navigate the new reality, IDFA in...

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Implementing an Effective Digital Trading Strategy: Lessons Learned From Abroad

Tuesday, May 19, 20202:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Overview: COVID-19 continues to impact the way we interact, conduct business and implement our business plans for the future. As we try to enter a new phase of “normal,” we’ve ...

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Dairy Market Outlook & Insights

Thursday, May 28 20202:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Overview A hot start to the year. A historic plunge as COVID-19 shutdowns swept the nation. A sudden recovery. Dairy markets have seen years' worth of upheaval in just a few months time. ...

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IDFA Briefing on USDA’s New Food Box Distribution Program

On April 24, 2020, USDA released a solicitation and information on the $3 billion Food Box Distribution Program, which was announced the week prior by Secretary Perdue. This program is open to food producers, processors, and distributors...

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Coronavirus: What is the Story on Testing?

Presented by Dr. Stephen Ostroff Wednesday, April 29, 20201:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Overview The efficacy and availability of testing methods for COVID-19 continues to be top of mind for the dairy industry, as we begin to think abo...

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Membership Briefing on COVID-19

Briefing recorded on April 23, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm On April 23, 2020, IDFA hosted a special briefing on COVID-19's impact on the dairy industry. We provided the dairy industry with the latest information from the Administration, federa...

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COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfection Practices for Dairy Companies

Recorded Wednesday, April 22, at 1:00 p.m. On Wednesday, April 22, at 1:00 p.m, the International Dairy Foods Association and Ecolab hosted a special webinar for IDFA members and others across the dairy industry. ET, on how dairy busine...

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Women in Dairy Webinar

Together, we are facing a truly unprecedented situation. The global coronavirus is affecting all our families, our businesses, our communities, and our way of life. Our hearts go out to everyone who has been impacted. Diversity, inclus...

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Membership Briefing on COVID-19

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, IDFA hosted a briefing on COVID-19's impact on the dairy industry. We provided members with the latest information from the Administration, federal agencies, Congress, local governments, and the private sector. ...

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Webinar: Helping our Communities: USDA’s Milk Donation Reimbursement Program

Congress created the Milk Donation Reimbursement Program as part of the 2018 Farm Bill. The goals of this program are to reduce food waste and provide nutrition assistance to low-income families and individuals. Under the program, eligible...

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IDFA Membership Briefing

February 20, 2020 Membership briefings are scheduled three times a year to provide updates on issues that are, or will be, affecting your business. IDFA’s subject matter experts and member services staff outline timely issues, their i...

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Power of Positive Marketing

February 19, 2020 Bill Gutrich, director of global food industry engagement at Elanco Animal Health, has worked in marketing for some of the world's most recognizable brands, including Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Samsung. He recently join...

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Formulating with Allulose to Reduce Sugar and Calories Across Dairy Applications

February 10, 2020 As consumers become increasingly health conscious, the need to reduce sugar and calories becomes more prominent, however consumers also expect great taste and texture. New sweeteners like allulose can provide nutrition...

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National Dairy FARM Program 4.0

December 13, 2019 The National Dairy FARM Animal Care Program underscores the dairy community’s commitment to continually improving animal care and incorporating the latest animal-welfare research, demonstrating to consumers that dair...

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Food Fights in the Courtroom: How Litigation and Consumer Expectations are Driving Food Labels

November 21, 2019 Increasingly, food labeling decisions are driven not by FDA regulations, but by litigation and consumer expectations. Earlier lawsuits over food labeling focused mainly on the use of claims such as "natural." More rece...

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Innovations in Gene Editing and Novel Applications in Food

October 31, 2019 Recent innovations in gene editing technologies are paving the way for novel applications in food and dairy. During this webinar, experts will explain advances in gene editing technology and how it is being utilized to ...

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IDFA Membership Briefing

October 30, 2019 Membership briefings are scheduled three times a year to provide updates on issues that are, or will be, affecting your business. IDFA’s subject matter experts and member services staff outline timely issues, their im...

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Instrumentation for Measurement of Fluid Dairy Samples – Something Old and Something New

October 23, 2019 Instruments designed for the compositional analysis of fluid dairy products - specifically milk, cream, whey and condensed/membrane filtered derivatives of milk and whey - have centered on the use of vibrational spectro...

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Introduction to Dairy Product Labeling

Oct 15-16, 2019 Price for Members: $495.00 IDFA is pleased to present its Introduction to Dairy Product Labeling webinar. This training opportunity will provide you and your staff with the essential information you need to produce co...

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Cream of the Crop: Will Your Machines Measure Up for Manufacturing Flexibility?

September 17, 2019 As dairy producers responding to new technologies and rapidly-evolving consumer demand, offering a range of products in smaller batches and in various sizes means a focus on flexible manufacturing practices is critica...

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Pathogen Environmental Monitoring and Control: The Road to Success

July 16, 2019 IDFA and leading experts in the field to discuss the legal and regulatory ramifications and the “how-to’s” of putting together an effective environmental monitoring and control program to help protect your customers ...

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IDFA Membership Briefing

June 26, 2019 Membership briefings are scheduled three times a year to provide updates on issues that are, or will be, affecting your business. IDFA’s subject matter experts and member services staff outline timely issues, their impac...

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Update on Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

June 19, 2019 Media stories of late have reported on various levels of “forever chemicals” found in food, from drinking water to chocolate cake and some dairy products. To enhance understanding and guard against misinformation withi...

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A Winning Growth Formula for Dairy: Perspectives from McKinsey & Company April 8, 2019

April 8, 2019 Groundbreaking research, conducted by McKinsey & Company in collaboration with IDFA, provides a new perspective on the steps dairy leaders can take to capture future growth in domestic and international markets. The re...

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Dues Webinar

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National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard – What Dairy Needs to Know

March 12, 2019 USDA recently finalized the National Bioengineered (BE) Food Disclosure Standard, requiring food manufacturers and retailers to include mandatory, uniform disclosure for certain BE foods and BE food ingredients on food la...

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2018 Midterm Webinar: Dairy Outlook for New Congress

December 11, 2018 Members of IDFA’s legislative advocacy team give a preview of the new Congress and the outlook for dairy policy issues on Capitol Hill. During this webinar, IDFA’s legislative experts identify new and returning Mem...

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Blockchain: Tracking the Future

Aug 07, 2018 Blockchain is the ultimate tool for tracking everything from financial transactions to food production. Learn how you can apply it to your operations to increase transparency for your customers, boost efficiency and strengt...

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FDA's New Guidance on FSMA Intentional Adulteration Rule

Jul 12, 2018 FDA recently released guidance to protect the food supply from intentional sabotage. As the first compliance date draws near—July 2019—it is critical to fully understand the FDA’s thinking so that you can properly pla...

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Tax Reform and Your P&L

Jul 10, 2018 How do recent changes in the U.S. tax code impact the dairy industry? Learn more about the effect of the tax plan on your operations and the business of your customers, better understand the new Section 199A fix and final r...

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FSMA Rule on Intentional Adulteration

June 23, 2016 Learn how the Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration rule, also known as the Food Defense rule, could affect the way your business operates. Topics addressed will be how companies can create...

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Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Rule

May 11, 2016 Learn how the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule could affect the way your business operates. Topics addressed will be how to ensure that vehicles and equipment are in an appropriate sanitary condition an...

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FDA Preventive Controls Final Rules: What’s New and How they Will Impact Your Business

September 24, 2015 With little more than a year until the major provisions of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) begin to be enforced for large and mid-sized companies, this webinar will help ensure that facilities and supplie...

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Building an Effective Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Program for Dairy Plants

April 13, 2015 Learn from a renowned food microbiologist how to ensure your plant has a robust and effective environmental monitoring program in place that meets your needs, as well as the likely requirements in the FDA’s final hazard...

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