Activities around the health, education and environment sectors
The Alliance has submitted a response to a topic engagement exercise by the National Institute for health and Care Excellence on guidance for oral health care in the community, suggesting that local authorities and dentists encourage milk consumption to improve oral health and reduce incidences of dental caries.

The Department of Health has announced that the Government’s childhood obesity strategy will now be published in summer 2016, having originally been planned for publication in winter 2015.

The Department of Health, Department for Education and Defra have published their five year departmental plans, outlining their aims and ambitions to 2020. The Nursery Milk Scheme, European School Milk Scheme and School Food Standards were not mentioned in these plans.

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