Lawmakers Call On FDA To Stop The Use Of Dairy Terms On Non-Dairy Products

On Thursday, Idaho senator Jim Risch, Wisconsin senator Tammy Baldwin along with Idaho Representative Mike Simpson and Vermont’s Peter Welch introduced the Defending Against Imitations and Replacements of Yogurt, Milk, and Cheese to Promote Regular Intake of Dairy Everyday Act; better known as the DAIRY PRIDE Act of 2021. The legislation would require non-dairy products made […]

NMPF Encouraged by Recent Labeling-related Actions

Heading into 2020, the National Milk Producers Federation says two major actions gave dairy producers reason for optimism when it comes to FDA and labeling enforcement.   First, the Senate confirmed Dr. Stephen Hahn to lead the FDA December 12th.  During his confirmation, Dr. Hahn stated his support for “clear, transparent, and understandable labeling.”  More […]

FDA Nomination Heads to Senate Floor, Pleasing NMPF

On Tuesday, the Senate Health Committee advanced President Trump’s nomination to lead the FDA to the full Senate. The committee forwarded the nomination of Stephen Hahn as FDA commissioner, which the dairy industry said represents another step towards greater transparency in the use of dairy terms in the marketplace.   The National Milk Producers Federation […]