EP: Milk and Food scheme will prioritize consumption of fresh products

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The MEPs stressed in the draft law that priority must be given to under-consumed fresh and local products over processed ones like soups, compotes, juice, yoghurts and cheese.

The MEPs underlined that the EU milk and fruit scheme must prioritize the consumption of fresh and local products over processed ones


Children in Europe should benefit from a better-designed Milk and Food scheme, according to a new draft law approved by the members of the European Parliament today.

The school milk scheme was set up in 1977 in the EU and it included a provision for a healthy eating education since 2009. According to the European Parliament, both schemes were set up to promote the consumption of fruit, vegetables and milk and dairy products.

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