Dean Foods (NYSE: DF) is an American food and beverage company with two operating divisions: Fresh Dairy Direct and WhiteWave-Morningstar. The company maintains plants and distributors in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Campaign Finance$3,614,584 Given
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Lobbying on Behalf of Dean Foods
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Dean Foods $10,984,436
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Food Industry,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Environment & Superfund,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title S.510 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act H.R.2419 Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 H.R.2749 Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009 H.R.3062 Dairy Security Act of 2011 H.R.1799 Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2009 H.R.1409 Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 S.560 Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 H.R.5288 Dairy Price Stabilization Program Act of 2010 H.R.5504 Improving Nutrition for America's Children Act H.R.6083 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2012
RegulationsMentioned in 97 dockets; Submitted to 3 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
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The tables show occurrences of "Dean Foods" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 9 FMCSA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) - Hours of Service of Drivers 1997
- Toggle 8 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Industrial/ Commercial, and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters 2002
- Toggle 8 EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Regulation and Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). 2002
- Toggle 5 EPA NESHAP for Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boiler Area Sources 2006
- Toggle 4 AMS Milk in the Mideast Marketing Area; Tentative Partial Decision on Proposed Amendments and Opportunity To File Written Exceptions to Tentative Marketing Agreement and Order 2005
- Toggle 3 EPA Effluent Guidelines Program Plan for 2004/2005. 2003
- Toggle 3 DOT Time Zone Boundaries in the State of Indiana 2005
- Toggle 3 AMS National Producer-Handler and Exempt Plant Provisions Unknown
- Toggle 3 AMS Milk in the Upper Midwest Marketing Area; Final Partial Decision on Proposed Amendments to Marketing Agreement and to Order 2005
- Toggle 3 DOT Charleston County Aviation Authority and Atlantic Coast Airlines - Slots - Exemption - Charleston International Airport, South Carolina and Chicago O'Hare Airport Illinois 1999