In recent news, there has been a lot of talk regarding school lunches and the loosening of guidelines put in place by the Obama administration. WebMD web article
The reality is, there have been exemptions in place for schools all along... and chocolate milk, along with other flavored milk, has never left the menu. The rule for flavored milk was that it had to be fat free. The new guidelines will allow for flavored milks to have 1% fat content.
Press releases regarding the new guidelines set to be in effect in 2018, have been posted to the Food Service webpage. Please go to the Food Service page to read them.