Dairy groups react differently to issue of cheese in senior food boxes

When the Los Angeles Times reported last week that the Agriculture Department’s insistence that cheese be included in Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) boxes for seniors during the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in thousands not receiving the food, the International Dairy Foods Association and the National Milk Producers Federation reacted differently to the situation. Under […]

CFTC releases climate report, but agency notes it’s Behnam’s

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Wednesday released a report citing climate change as a major risk to the financial markets. The report received substantial media attention but a spokeswoman for CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert pointed out in an email that the report is a project “of Commissioner [Rostin] Behnam’s alone.“ Behnam is a Democratic […]