The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today praised Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) for urging Canada to engage in dairy market-access negotiations during talks this week in Hawaii concerning the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiation.
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley--in collaboration with colleagues at Taiwan’s National Chiao Tung University—have developed 3D printing technology that includes electrical components and sensors.
The dairy industry applauded leaders of the Senate and House Judiciary committees, the Senate Finance Committee, and the House Ways and Means Committee for expressing their “grave disappointment” over recently approved changes to the Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin which now allows for the registration of geographical indications—which the groups say will likely to severely limit the use of many generic food names in export markets.
Twenty-one US Representatives sent a bipartisan letter to Canadian officials urging them to engage in market access discussions regarding dairy products as a member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Milk producers are applauding bipartisan legislation they say would help reverse the decline of milk consumed in schools. Rep. G. T. Thompson (R-PA) and Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) are co-sponsoring the School Milk Nutrition Act of 2015, aimed at preserving milk’s place on the school lunch menu.