Canada Announces New Dairy Working Groups

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release, Trade

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada this week announced new dairy working groups to address industry concerns. Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced the new working groups comprised of dairy farmers and processors. Canada says that while informal engagement has already begun with the dairy sector, the working groups bring together officials from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, representatives from national dairy organizations and …


NMPF Calls Out Plant-Based Beverage Industry Misinformation

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

Citing data that shows consumers are being misled about the nutritional merits of cow’s milk versus plant-based imitators, NMPF President and CEO Jim Mulhern called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to end deceptive labeling of fake-dairy products. “The plant-based food and beverage industry has used FDA inaction as a cover to sell consumers a product that is …


Celebrating National Cheese Curd Day

Dan Dairy, This Land of Ours

If you are searching for something a little different, Cathy Isom has us celebrating the comfort food with a reputation for being squeaky. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Cheese Curd Day Cheese curds are a delicious comfort food loved by kids and adults. They are unique, funky, snackable little pieces of yellow or white Wisconsin cheddar …


U.S., Canada Talks on NAFTA Offer Little Progress

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Stalled talks between the U.S. and Canada regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are expected to continue this week, as the U.S. desires to reach a deal by September 30th. Informal talks are likely over the next few days, according to Reuters, as global attention turns towards a U.N. meeting this week. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says …


Canada Farmers Say Dairy Not a Bargaining Chip in Negotiations

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release, Trade

Talks between Canada and the U.S. regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement are intensifying in Washington, D.C. Bloomberg says Canadian dairy farmers recently told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau not to use access to the protected Canadian dairy market as a bargaining chip. The Dairy Farmers of Canada says it’s already lost $193 million because of past trade agreements and …