Dairy fits well in sustainable dietary guidelines

Carol Ryan Dumas/Capital Press Gregory Miller, also known as “Dr. Dairy,” talks about the increasing pressure worldwide to establish guidelines for sustainability during the Idaho Milk Processors Association's annual convention in Sun Valley on Aug. 11.

SUN VALLEY, Idaho — There isn’t enough research on food sustainability to develop dietary guidelines for it, but they are inevitable, and the dairy industry needs to be involved in the discussion, an industry expert says.

“It’s probably one of the most important issues facing our industry in the next five years,” said Greg Miller, chief science officer for the National Dairy Council, during the Idaho Milk Processors Association’s annual convention last week.

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