Our kids deserve the healthiest food possible, and parents deserve to have a say in what their kids eat. Milk is a staple for many of our nation’s youngsters, and it’s crucial that the milk served in schools be safe, healthy and free of artificial hormones.
The artificial growth hormone rBGH, used to increase milk production, is unhealthy for cows and may be linked with some types of cancer in humans. Now, companies may be looking to school lunch programs as an outlet for milk consumers don’t want.
We cant let pharmaceutical companies and corporate agribusiness dictate what‚ best for our kids. That’s why Food & Water Watch’s School Milk Campaign is working to give all schools the option to choose milk that is free of rBGH.
School Milk Campaign Victory!
Due to all of the great work of consumers, parents and students across the country, the USDA has made it clear that schools can purchase organic milk or milk that is free of artificial growth hormones! Learn more about our campaign victory and read the new USDA guidance.
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