Milk Act Could Matchup Dairy Surplus with Food Pantries

MADISON, WI (Ben Caxton) — Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind and other Wisconsin Democrats want the US Department of Agriculture to act as a matchmaker between dairy producers with excess milk with food banks that can distribute it to families. [wrnmilk1] Kind, along with Representatives Mark Pocan and Gwen Moore, want to allocate four million dollars to expand USDA’s existing milk donation program [wrnmilk2] As for how to store and distribute that surplus, KInd suggests the Wisconsin National Guard be given the job – and says the Guard is willing to do so.

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