Dairy Pride Act Generates Widespread Media Coverage for Plant Based Foods Association and its Members

The Dairy Pride Act, its original aim to harm the plant-based foods industry, has now generated quite a bit of positive press for the Plant Based Foods Association and our members. (See our press release about our formal response.) Be sure to check back as we continue to update the long list of news outlets that are highlighting our viewpoint and that of our members.

Stories Covering Both Plant Based Foods Association and Our Members

Got Almond Milk? Dairy Farms Protest Milk Label on Nondairy Drinks, by Anahad O’Connor of The New York Times. (Miyoko’s Kitchen)

The surprisingly heated political battle raging over the word ‘milk,’ by Caitlin Dewey of Washington Post. (Daiya Foods)

Big Milk sours on nondairy items, by Caitlin Dewey of Washington Post in Chicago Tribune. (Daiya Foods)

Nut, dairy industries in a froth over ‘milk’ label, by Tara Duggan of San Francisco Chronicle. (Daiya Foods, Coconut Cloud, Miyoko’s Kitchen, and Califia Farms)

Mayo, wings, butter: ‘Fake milk’ is the latest food fight, by Candice Choi of Associated Press. (Tofurky)

Will the plant-based ‘milk’ debate prompt a wider probe of federal standards of identity? by Elaine Watson of Food Navigator. (Good Karma Foods)

Here’s What Dairy and Plant-Based Brands Think About The Meaning of Milk, by Meagan McGinnes of Project Nosh. (Follow Your Heart)

Political battle raging over the word ‘milk,’ by Caitlin Dewey of Washington Post in Standard Examiner. (Daiya Foods)

Fake Food Battles Heat Up, by Candice Choi of Associated Press on Valley News. (Tofurky)

Mayo, wings, butter: ‘Fake milk’ is the latest food fight, by Candice Choi of Associated Press on Live Well Nebraska. (Tofurky)

‘Fake milk’ is the latest food fight, by Candice Choice of Associated Press on Times Herald-Record. (Tofurky)

Dairy producers say nut and bean milks are spoiling their industry, by Candice Choi of Associated Press on Wisconsin Gazette. (Tofurky)

Stories Covering Plant Based Foods Association

The Other Side Fires Back On ‘DAIRY PRIDE,’ by Catherine Boudreau of Politico’s Morning Agriculture.

Soy Pans DAIRY PRIDE Bill, by Catherine Boudreau of Politico’s Morning Agriculture.

Dairy Group Reverses on Labeling Bill, by Catherine Boudreau of Politico’s Morning Agriculture.

A Senator Wants Almond Milk to Stop Calling Itself Milk, by Kate Samuelson of Fortune.

Dairy farmers rustle up opposition to plant-based milks, by James R. Hood of ConsumerAffairs.

Is almond milk hurting dairy farmers? Wisconsin lawmaker says yes, Fox News.

DAIRY PRIDE Won’t Sour Nondairy Milk Sales, Says PBFA, by Jill Ettinger of Organic Authority.

Plant-Based Foods Industry Fights Back Against DAIRY PRIDE Act, by Emily Monaco of Organic Authority.

Congress Rep ‘Mystified’ by Dairy Pride Bill Aimed at Suppressing Plant-Based Foods, by Emily Monaco of Organic Authority.

The Dairy Industry Takes on Alternative Milks, by Lisa Held of Civil Eats.

Soy Farmers Officially Oppose Dairy Pride Act, by Anna Starostinetskaya of VegNews.

Milking It: The Incredible Political Battle over Name of Dairy Beverage Americans Love to Drink, by Kathleen Gaeta of Independent Journal Review.

Proposed Law Could Prevent Non-Dairy Producers From Calling Products ‘Milk,’ by Hope Kirwan of Wisconsin Public Radio.

Lawmakers Argue Labeling Non-Dairy Products as ‘Milk’ Is Misleading, Hurting U.S. Dairy Industry, by Tanasia Kenney of Atlanta Black Star.

Plant Based Foods Association to FDA: Plant-based ‘milks’ are properly labeled, by Elaine Watson of Food Navigator.

Not milk? Dairy industry wants plant-based alternatives to stop using name, by Ernie Smith of Associations Now.

Bill seeks to exclude plant-based drinks from ‘milk’ label, by Michele F. Mihaljevich of Farm World.

House Bill Requires FDA To Act Against Plant Based Foods Using Dairy Terms; PBFA Seeks Labeling Consistency, by Dick Groves of Cheese Reporter.

Political battle raging over the word ‘milk,’ by Caitlin Dewey of Washington Post in Napa Valley Register.

Sen. Baldwin Pushes to Keep Dairy-Related Labeling Off Plant-Based Beverages, by Jim Lundstrom of Door County Pulse.

Plant Based Foods Association Responds to DAIRY PRIDE Act and Other Attacks on the Growing $4.9 Billion Plant-based Foods Industry, PBFA Press Release on Crossroads Today.

Senator Wants Almond Milk to Stop Calling Itself Milk, by Kate Samuelson of Fortune in The Bullvine.

A Senator Wants Almond Milk to Stop Calling Itself Milk, by Kate Samuelson of Fortune in True Viral News.

Dairy-Belt Senator Wants ‘Mislabeled’ Almond Milk to Change Its Name, by Clint Rainey of Grub Street.

Dairy-Belt Senator Wants ‘Mislabeled’ Almond Milk to Change Its Name, by Clint Rainey of Grub Street on Press From.

Congress considering bill to block soy, almond producers from milking dairy benefits, on High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal.

Plant Based Foods Association Responds to Dairy Pride Act, PBFA Press Release on Perishable News.

Dairy-state senator introduces bill to end commercial use of terms like ‘soy milk,’ on DLA Piper.

Stories Covering Our Members

The Dairy Pride Act’s Beef With Plant-Based Milk, by Christina Troitino of Forbes. (Daiya Foods)

Baldwin’s dairy pride bill nothing to be proud of, by Nicole Negowetti of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. (Miyoko’s Kitchen)

Dairy farmers are fighting with soy milk producers over what can be called milk, by Leanna Garfield of Business Insider. (Daiya Foods)

Daiya Foods VP: The Dairy Pride Act is a solution looking for a problem, by Elaine Watson of Food Navigator. (Daiya Foods)

Califia Farms CEO weighs into plant ‘milk’ debate: ‘The consumer has never been confused,’ by Elaine Watson of Food Navigator. (Califia Farms)

Miyoko’s Kitchen CEO weighs into plant-based dairy labeling debate: It’s time to ditch ‘outdated and arcane’ standards of identity, by Elaine Watson of Food Navigator. (Miyoko’s Kitchen, Tofurky)

Is it legal to call plant-based beverages from nuts, seeds and legumes, ‘milk’? by Elaine Watson of Food Navigator. (Good Karma Foods)

Cheese or Cheez? Proposed Bill Takes Aim at Plant-Based Foods, by Meagan McGinnes of Project Nosh. (Miyoko’s Kitchen, Leaf Cuisine, Heidi Ho)

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