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“Let them drink milk,” says UN

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7170.1407b (Published 21 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1407
  1. James Ciment
  1. New York

    It doesn't bubble. It has no caffeine lift. And it doesn't have a multimillion dollar international advertising budget. But milk now has the imprimatur of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) behind it.

    Noting a decline in milk drinking among the world's children–due in part to increased competition from soft drinks–the FAO has launched a promotional campaign for dairy products …

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