Entries by Michele Simon

Dairy Lobbying Group Backs Down on “Dairy Pride” Act

In today’s House Agriculture Committee hearing on dairy issues, Michael Dykes, CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association told Congress that he thinks the labeling issue contained in the Dairy Pride bill is “probably best resolved in the marketplace.” This was in response to questions from Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) who said he was “mystified” […]

Plant Based Foods Association Hires DC Lobbyist to Fight “Dairy Pride” Act and Promote the Plant Based Food Industry on Capitol Hill

Former Mars, Inc. Lobbyist Shannon Campagna of Alston & Bird Tapped to Represent the Growing $5 Billion Plant Based Food Sector on Labeling, Dietary Guidelines Today, the Plant Based Foods Association announced it has engaged the services of the law firm Alston & Bird to represent its interests on Capitol Hill. Read the rest of our […]

U.S. Plant Based Foods Industry Tops $5 Billion in Annual Sales

New Retailer Sales Data Released by the Plant Based Foods Association Shows Cheese Alternatives Experiencing the Highest Growth at Almost 19 Percent Over Past Year Today, the Plant Based Foods Association released new data from SPINS, the leading retail sales data company for the natural and specialty products industry, that shows the total market for […]

New Report – PBFA’s First Year Accomplishments

  This week our staff and many of our members are heading to Anaheim for the Natural Products Expo West where we will be proudly handing out printed copies of our First Year Accomplishments. We officially launched at last year’s event, so we will be celebrating our first anniversary there as well. Highlights from our very […]