The ori­gin of World School Milk Day

Jamaica Gleaner - - HEALTH -

THE FIRST World School Milk Day was cel­e­brated in Septem­ber 2000 and has since be­come an an­nual event cel­e­brated in many coun­tries through­out the world and prompted ac­tively by the Food and Agri­cul­ture Or­gan­i­sa­tion of the United States.

Cel­e­brated on the last Wed­nes­day in Septem­ber, World School Milk Day pro­vides an op­por­tu­nity for stu­dents to re­flect on the mil­lions of school­child­ren around the world en­joy­ing milk as part of their school-nutri­tion pro­grammes.

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