School Milk Does Nobody Any Good

Original Article By: Kathy Pollard We should be supporting farmers with subsidies to grow food that helps, not hurts our kids. Our local paper kindly covered our Pennsylvania Representative Glenn Thompson’s Listening Session at the Pennsylvania state farm show last week. School milk was a topic of interest, with advocates pushing sugary chocolate milk on our kids so that they will drink more of it, to support our state’s growing dairy industry. If milk did a body good and supported the health of our kids or our planet, that may be understandable, but unfortunately that’s a myth. Dairy is devastating to both. Back at the farm show, the newspaper reporter added an audience member’s comment about the wholesomeness of milk, “I’ve

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