World Milk Day – 01 June 

 Since the first World Milk Day was held in 2001.
 Why hold a World Milk Day?

Ans- Day provides an opportunity to focus attention on milk and to publicise activities connected with milk and the milk industry- shows that milk is a global food.
 Where did it begin?
Ans- FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations) was asked to propose a specific day on which all aspects of milk could be celebrated.
 Why 1st June?
Ans- Number of countries were already celebrating a national milk day on or around this time.
 Late May was originally proposed, but some countries, for example China, felt they already had too many celebrations in that month.

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