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Dairy cattle

US initiates new dairy dispute consultations with Canada

The U.S. is again demanding to enter into official consultations with Canada over complaints that Ottawa continues to manipulate its dairy import quotas that stymie U.S. exports, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said Wednesday. Those consultations could lead to the U.S. calling for a second dispute panel under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
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Food bank milk

Dairy working group formed to improve port conditions

The International Dairy Foods Association is joining with the Port of Los Angeles and the shipping logistics company CMA CGM to form the Dairy Exports Working Group as supply chain bottlenecks at U.S. ports continue to hamper shipments of agricultural commodities to foreign buyers.
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SNAP food

Daybreak Aug. 17: Grocery chains, ag sectors praise SNAP boost

The fresh produce sector is joining dairy processors and the supermarket industry in welcoming the Biden administration’s decision to boost SNAP benefits by 27%. The increase comes from revisions to the Thrifty Food Plan, a calculation that USDA uses to determine benefits. The increase is due in part to the fact that the revision is supposed to bring benefit levels in line with federal dietary guidelines.
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Michael Dykes

Opinion: Compensate our essential food industry workers

In this opinion piece, Michael Dykes, DVM, president & CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association, urges Congress to compensate the men and women working on the front lines of the COVID-19 epidemic in food processing, food retail, food transportation, and throughout the food supply chain in the next coronavirus response package.
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