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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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Trump with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He April 4 2019

China outlook dims on latest US trade spat

The optimism coming out of the White House and USDA for a U.S. deal with China to end the trade war has been growing for months, but the rosy outlook dimmed this week because of a new rift between both countries’ negotiators.
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FDA to ease up on ultrafiltered milk in cheese-making

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2017 – The Food and Drug Administration says it will ease enforcement of restrictions on the use of ultrafiltered milk (UF) in standardized cheeses, noting recent developments in the export market have caused “an oversupply and pricing challenges” with UF.
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Trump urged to retaliate against Canada for ‘protectionist’ dairy policy

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2017 – The U.S. dairy industry is asking the Trump administration to get tough with Canada. The National Milk Producers Federation, the U.S. Dairy Export Council and the International Dairy Foods Association today urged the White House to take action against Canada for “slamming the door to American dairy exports in violation of existing trade commitments between the two nations.”
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for Feb. 1, 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2017 - President Trump has followed through on his promise to pick a nominee for the Supreme Court with solid conservative credentials. And his pick, Denver-based appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, is going to be especially attractive to people who believe that regulatory agencies have overreached their legislative authority.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for January 31, 2017

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2017 - White House spokesman Sean Spicer is calling a new executive order the most significant action against overregulation since 1981. The order would bar agencies from finalizing any new rules during the rest of the 2017 fiscal year that would impose higher costs on the economy.
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