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International Dairy Foods Association
Dairy Processors Continue Push for Long-Term Changes to Dairy Policies
August 20th, 2009
The International Dairy Foods Association said it will continue to advocate for long-term reform of dairy policies in response to Secretary Tom Vilsack's announcement earlier today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide additional short-term financial assistance to dairy farmers. The Secretary announced that USDA will increase government purchases of butter, cheese and nonfat dry milk; spend more than $1 billion this year in support of dairy farmers; and begin a review of dairy policies.
"Dairy farmers are our partners and are critical to maintaining a strong and viable dairy industry," said Connie Tipton, president and CEO of IDFA. "We recognize that...
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Source: VerticalNews (2009-08-20)