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Inside the March 2023 Issue (Issue No. 524): Story of the Month: FDA’s Draft “Guidance” OKs Clearly Illegal Labeling of Plant-Based Beverages as “Milk” (Click on Heading Below to Read the Complete Story) . . . AND MORE . . . More Milk & Lower Retail Sales Push Down Commodities’ Prices (p. 1) . . . China’s Reopening Economy Boosting Asia’s Dairy Demand (p. 1) . . . Grain Markets Sliding Backwards in Mid-March 2023 (p. 2) . . . Feb. ’23 Manufacturing Milk Classes Decline Again (p. 2) . . . DAIRY PRIDE Act Re-Introduced in Congress After FDA “Guidance” (p. 3) . . . Danone for Offer Horizon Organics for Sale (p. 3) . . . Red Stag: New Entrant in Eastern NY Trucking (p. 3) . . . Boosting Class I Milk Prices: Milking a Sick Cow? (p. 3) . . . Jan-Feb ’23 Dairy Retail Sales Declined Sharply (p. 4) . . . Order 30 Class I Use in Dec. & Jan.: 5.6% (p. 4) . . . NZ’s North Island Slammed by Cyclone; Disastrous Flooding (p. 5) . . . Checkoff Reform Legislation Re-Introduced (p. 5) . . . FDA’s Draft “Guidance” OKs Clearly Illegal Labeling of Plant-Based Beverages as “Milk” (p. 6-7) . . . USDA Posts Final Rule on Enforcing Organic Foods’ Integrity (p. 8: . . . Dairy Checkoff Funds F.A.R.M. Program, NMPF Runs it: F.A.R.M. Rules Cause Some Producers to Lose Milk Markets (p. 8) . . . Prairie Farms’ FY 2021-22 Saw $26.478 Million Net Loss (p. 8) . . . Corporate Resolutions Committee Nixes Proposal to Reveal DFA’s Directors’ Per Diem Payments (p. 8) . . . Many battles at the dairy case (p. 10) . . . Mexico Can’t Be Forced to Import U.S. GM Corn, Study Says (p. 11) . . . Maple Leave Cheese Co-op Bankruptcy: Judge Accepts and Unseals Settlement (p. 11) . . . Pictures of Former Dean Foods’ Corporate Headquarters’ Demolition (p. 12) . . . Too Much Moisture: Snow & Rain Forebode Massive California Flooding (p. 12) . . . 22 at a Walmart Store in Central Florida (p. 12)- Story of the . . . SUBSCRIBE and Keep Informed About the Dairy Industry! . . . We are now offering an electronic email version of The Milkweed . . .

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Story of the Month - March 2023 - (Issue 524):
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FDA’s Draft “Guidance” OKs Clearly Illegal Labeling of Plant-Based Beverages as “Milk”

Dairy Industry Newsletter Annual Conference May 5, 2022 Video Presentation
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Yale Law School's Conference:  "Reforming America's Food Retail Markets" - complete presentation

Video Presentation by Pete Hardin 03-12-2022 - Click on this just for Pete's session

And Published Yale Law School Paper (separate from above link)

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Amended Milk Powder Lawsuit Alleges Fraudulent Criminal Activities by DairyAmerica
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