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Bill introduced to allow whole milk in schools

The federal proposal is intended to encourage kids to drink more milk.
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A bill that would allow whole milk in school cafeterias as part of the National School Lunch Program has been introduced to Congress, Butler Radio reports.

Introduced by representatives Mike Kelly and Glenn “GT” Thompson, the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act of 2019 would let schools serve flavored and unflavored whole milk to encourage kids to drink milk.

Milk consumption declined among students during the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which limited schools to serving fat-free flavored and unflavored milk or low-fat unflavored milk.

Read the full story via butlerradio.com.

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