making a difference for dairy
Issues

Canadian Trade Policies
Food Waste
Geographical Indications
National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard
NCIMS - 2017 Conference Summary
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Nutrition Facts Label Changes
Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)
Worker Safety in the Dairy Industry

More issues...

                                                                                     
Be Heard

Regulatory RoundUp

Get Involved

Dairy Counts

Join the Discussion

Dairy Forum

Dairy Delivers: The Economic Impact of Dairy Products
Dairy Counts
FDA Milk Safety Memorandums
Buyers' Guide
Member Hotlines
Dairy Market Prices
Quick Links

                                                                                           
Dairy Facts 2016
 
 

Removing Flavored Milk from Schools Can Have Unintended Consequences

Aug 21, 2013

An observational study conducted in 51 elementary schools in California, Colorado and Illinois evaluated the impact of the schools' decision to eliminate or reduce access to flavored milk offered with school meals.

Removing flavored milk for one to five days resulted in an average 37.4 percent decline in total milk consumption; the children purchased 26 percent less milk and threw away 11.4 percent more of the milk they purchased.

The August issue of “Dairy Research Insights” features this study, along with highlights from other nutrition, product and sustainability research.

 
International Sweetener Colloquium