WSJ Article Reveals USDA Threat to Ban Flavored Milk in Schools While 90% of Parents with Children in School Oppose the Move

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, top officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture remain fixated on banning chocolate milk from elementary and middle school cafeterias despite widespread opposition from parents, school meal professionals, and the federal government’s own Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) report.

NMPF and IDFA Join NY Members of Congress in Encouraging NYC Mayor to Maintain Milk Options for NYC School Children

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) responded today to a bipartisan letter from Rep. Antonio Delgado and Members of Congress from New York encouraging New York City Mayor Eric Adams not to eliminate flavored milk from New York City school meals. In the letter, the Members of Congress implore Mayor Adams not to eliminate flavored milk from the New York City school meals program.

What Drives School Milk Consumption? Listen ‘Your Dairy Checkoff Podcast’ To Learn More

Dairy farmer and American Dairy Association North East President Audrey Donahoe from Clayville, N.Y., co-hosts the second episode of “Your Dairy Checkoff Podcast,” that features a school foodservice director discussing what drives school milk consumption with students.

ADC: Bring Back Whole Milk in Schools or Children’s Health Will Suffer

October 1, 2020 American Dairy Coalition

According to a study published this month in “The Journal of Dairy Science,” researchers have found that children’s repetitive exposure to foods early is a key driver of preference later in life.