Dairy Donation Program

Dairy Donation Program Has Benefits

Dan Dairy

We told you Wednesday the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) had announced the establishment of a $400 million Dairy Donation Program (DDP). Under the DDP, eligible dairy organizations will partner with non-profit feeding organizations that distribute food to individuals and families in need. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Jewel Bronaugh explains what she sees as the benefits of the newly announced DDP. Under the …

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USDA Establishes Dairy Donation Program

Dan Dairy, USDA-AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the establishment of a $400 million Dairy Donation Program. The DDP, established by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service in accordance with the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, aims to facilitate timely dairy product donations while reducing food waste. This is part of the $6 billion of pandemic assistance announced by USDA in March and …