IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
June 12, 2019
Mr. Toomey (for himself and Mr. Johnson) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to allow schools that participate in the school lunch program to serve whole milk, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Milk in Lunches for Kids Act of 2019 or the
MILK Act of 2019.
Whole milk permissible
Section 9(a)(2)(A) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1758(a)(2)(A)) is amended—
in clause (i), by striking
milk. and all that follows through
(7 U.S.C. 5341) and inserting
in clause (ii), by striking
milk the first place it appears and inserting
milk, flavored and unflavored whole milk, milk with 2 percent fat,.
Healthy milk fat
The Secretary of Agriculture shall revise section 210.10 of title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations), to exclude milk fat from the calculation of the average saturated fat content of a meal.