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Will Greek yogurt be on school menus soon?

Posted at: 01/18/2013 3:58 AM
Updated at: 01/18/2013 5:15 AM

nullU.S. Sen. Gillibrand and Rep. Hanna are trying to get Greek yogurt into schools, saying it is packed with healthy protein.

They are calling on the USDA to reclassify Greek yogurt as a source of protein under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's MyPlate nutrition standards.

New York produces about 70-percent of the nation's $6 billion dollar Greek yogurt market. Greek yogurt has twice the protein of regular yogurt.