Jessica Shelly tells of her drive to keep flavored milk in her school district, all to help ensure her students would continue to benefit from its essential nutrients. Working closely with her local dairy to introduce a tasty chocolate milk, with less sugar and lower calories, she now boasts of happy kids and parents in her district.
The USDA's proposed rule encourages students to consume the daily recommended requirements of milk and dairy, and makes lowfat and fat-free milk available in a variety of locations, not just the lunch line. got milk?
Milk processors are fulfilling their commitment to offering new school flavored milk products lower in calories and sugar, that are both delicious and nutritious. A new national survey shows the average calories in school flavored milk has declined by more than 21% over the past five years and sugars have been cut dramatically by 40%.