Milk

Free Milk Given to Families

The PA Dairymen’s Association was proud to be a part of this summer’s Milk Drive giveaways with partners such as: American Dairy Association North East, Dairy Farmers of America and Harrisburg Dairies. More than 4,000 gallons of milk through drive-through distributions was given to Pennsylvania families amid coronavirus pandemic In June. In July, once again thousands …

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Dairy Farmers Come Together During Time of Need

Guest blogger Denae Hershberger is the Pennsylvania 1st Alternate Dairy Princess The last few months have been a time of divide. Matters such as public health, social and political forces are making it hard to find common ground. While arguments are beginning over the most mundane things, there is one element that continually binds the …

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Making School Lunches Great Again: Toomey Introduces Bill Allowing Schools to Offer Whole Milk to Kids

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) has introduced the Milk in Lunches for Kids (MILK) Act to allow schools to serve whole milk and two percent milk. The MILK Act also requires the Secretary of Agriculture to revise regulations to exclude milk fat from the cap on saturated fat in school lunches. Currently, schools …

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