Greek yogurt expanded to US school lunch program nationwide

Greek yogurt will be added as a permanent option to USDA’s foods list for school meals nationwide starting this fall, according to U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer.

Schumer, who worked to create a USDA pilot program for Greek yogurt as a part of the School Lunch Program locally, then four, and then 12 states, called the expansion a “win, win, win that benefits our school kids, Upstate (New York) dairy farmers and our rapidly growing Greek yogurt industry.

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