A coordinating structure that was first established in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks is diligently working to protect US food production and avoid potential COVID-19 disruptions in the food supply chain. It’s not been easy.
There’s a new team in place at the Renewable Fuels Association, as Geoff Cooper has formally replaced Bob Dinneen as the RFA’s president and CEO. Dinneen is staying with the organization as senior strategic advisor.
The USDA announced today it will be buying up to $50 million worth of fluid milk in an effort to bring financial relief to the dairy industry, which is suffering from high production and foreign trade tariffs.
Just as its commissioner predicted when he unveiled his plans to the public, the Food and Drug Administration likely will face a lawsuit if it moves forward with pursuing standard of identity enforcement to prevent plant-based products from using dairy-related nomenclature.