The Associated Press March 15, 2010, 3:42PM ET
Dean Foods spent $170,000 lobbying in 4Q
By The Associated Press
Dean Foods Co. spent $170,000 in the fourth quarter to lobby the federal government, according to a recent disclosure report.
The dairy producer lobbied on labor, transportation, import tariffs on milk and food-safety issues in the October-December period, according to the report filed Jan. 26 with the House clerk's office.
In addition to Congress, the company, based in Dallas, lobbied the U.S. Department of Agriculture.