Amendments on Senate Bill no. 1279 also known as “Pagkaing Pinoy Para sa Batang Pinoy Act”

Senator Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Senate committee on Agriculture & Food, proposed for the use of locally-produced milk in the National School Feeding Program to help solve malnutrition among school children and to provide livelihood to poor dairy farmers. During the period of amendments on Senate Bill 1279 or the “Pagkaing Pinoy para sa Batang Pinoy Act”, Villar proposed for the insertion of a new section mandating the use of locally-produced milk in government’s feeding program.