World Milk Day, observed every year on 1 June, was created in the year 2001 by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) to promote the consumption and benefits of milk worldwide. The day is celebrated to highlight the nutritional value of milk and dairy products and their contribution in enhancing the livelihood of the people.
The theme of the World Milk Day 2023 is “Showcasing how dairy is reducing its environmental footprint, while also providing nutritious foods and livelihoods.”
In the year 2001, World Milk Day was first declared by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. The event was launched to showcase the importance of milk as a global food and to highlight the role of dairy sectors in promoting nutrition and supporting livelihoods. FAO organized its first World Milk Assembly on 1 June 2001 and that is why World Milk Day is celebrated on 1 June.
Qns : World Milk Day is observed on which date every year?
(A) 1 June
(B) 15 May
(C) 10 June
(D) 25 July
Ans : (A) 1 June