The government of Japan has announced increased support for dairy farmers and processors to mitigate impact of reduced milk consumption in schools following the government’s decision to close schools due to Covid-19, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service reports.
SIG is showcasing how waste can be turned into something useful through an ‘eco-canteen’ made almost entirely from used beverage cartons.
Dairy UK has called on the British government to safeguard the future of school milk schemes by committing to their long-term funding post-Brexit.
The European dairy sector has closely followed the recent discussions on the proposal for a new labelling scheme developed by six international food and drink companies, ‘Evolved Nutrition Label Initiative’ (ENL).
American dairy leaders thanked newly confirmed US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for recognising the important role school milk plays in ensuring school-aged children get the nutrition they need, according to the National Milk Producers Federation.
Busy week in dairy, with everything from improving prices for milk ingredients globally to research showing that dairy is an excellent source of protein (yes, we knew) and more research being sought to prove that dairy is helpful for sports nutrition. Then there’s the drop in milk deliveries to school children in two states in Germany.