Efforts are underway for Saskatchewan milk producers to donate hundreds of thousands of litres of milk products to local food banks.
The covid-19 pandemic has closed restaurants, reducing demand for dairy products and forcing producers to dump some milk.
SaskMilk manager of policy and research, Joy Smith, says steps are being taken for significant donations to food banks.
She says talks are underway with processors to handle the surplus milk to be donated to food banks.
She is hoping to see hundreds of thousands of litres of milk products donated to local food banks.