Next step for milk in schools
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 7:00p.m.
In December last year, 12 months ago this week, Fonterra announced a milk in schools programme to be trialled across 110 primary schools in Northland. It began rolling out in March.
It was a response to high milk prices, childhood poverty, and kids turning up at school with little or nothing in the way of truly nutritious food.
Now Fonterra is considering its next steps. Should the scheme continue? Should it spread to other parts of the country? And if so, how will it be managed, to deliver cold milk to kids who want it and most effectively respond to need?
Today, Campbell Live want to Waikato, arguably the milk growing capital of the world, and to a school that's part of the KidsCan programme because each day some kids are turning up with insufficient food. John Campbell asked whether they want milk in their school.
Watch the video for his full report.
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14/12/2012 9:54:47 p.m.
neihana pickering wrote:
The consumption of meat and dairy PROMOTES cancer and is the leading cause of OSTEOPEROSIS and arthritis as well as most other "diseases"
Milk destroys our cells, fills us with mucus. WHy do you think we are lactose intolerant!? those are the lucky kids! they will escape the harmful results of drinking it.
do you let your dog suck on your boobs? do cats suck on rats milk? No all animals drink their own species milk because it was designed for them.
If you are stuck in conditioned thinking its ok, we now have a wealth of info available to bring you the health promoting info, thanks to youtube!
just a couple to get you back to health. open your eyes!
13/12/2012 7:37:42 p.m.
Adam Pierson wrote:
Put the price of milk up! Do whatever it takes to keep it out of schools! Seriously people you do not want your kids drinking milk! Do your research. Just because its apart of our culture to drink it and it apparently has calcium we think its healthy. I'm sick of hearing about the price of milk blah blah blah. People need to stop drinking it then they will kill two birds with one stone, they will save money and get healthier.
13/12/2012 7:29:17 p.m.
I think this is a brilliant idea for the young kids of NZ, Is Fonterra going to provide a substitute for the kids that are lactose intolerant?
13/12/2012 7:14:43 p.m.
Milk in schools is a great idea, I must say that the price of milk is not too high, if you looked how much it cost the farmer to produce then you would realise that it's not a quick rich occupation, and further more the costs are rising, and not being passed on. If there was ever an industry that needed to stop the price of milk is too dear smear, then this is it. Take away the gst on milk, veges and fruit then you will be on your way to a healthier nation. Go the dairy farmers....
11/12/2012 4:44:45 p.m.
5= a day have been doing the schools for a few decades. They pump out what ever the glut is. Its a tax scam and promotion
11/12/2012 2:16:14 a.m.
Wonderful, Fonterra product placement in schools. We just need the fruit and vegetable industries 5+ADay to complete the brainwashing.
10/12/2012 7:47:58 p.m.
lol i can see my brother in there his name anthony
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