DFA Management

Rob Byrne
Chief Scientific and Regulatory Officer
Chief Scientific and Regulatory Officer
As chief scientific and regulatory officer, Rob provides leadership and regulatory oversight across the Cooperative, working closely with our commercial businesses and Areas to support continuous improvement in food safety and quality. Prior to joining DFA, he served in leadership roles in the area of food safety, quality assurance, regulatory and science for National Milk Producers Federation, International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and most recently with Schreiber®Foods as vice president of industry and regulatory affairs. Rob is active in the industry, serving as chair of IDFA’s Standards and Labeling Committee and as a member on its Food Safety, International Trade and International Standards Task Force Committees, and the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s Food Safety Operating Committee. He is also a member of the American Dairy Science Association, Institute of Food Technologists and International Association for Food Protection. 
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