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Meatless Mondays' Effect in the US

Jane Black, Washington Post staff writer, follows the "Meatless Mondays" movement and how it's shaping America's diet. Although she accurately highlights that meat consumption has steadily increased in the US since 1970 and the fact that the Meat Industry is incredibly powerful to the extent of manipulating the USDA when making decisions about the food pyramid. However, Black also emphasized that never before “Meatless Mondays” has been so strong. Even famous chef Mario Batali has decided to endorse “Meatless Mondays” encouraging Americans to eat more fruits and vegetables.

To read the full article please search online for Meatless Mondays, a movement that has legs

It’s appalling how powerful the meat and dairy industries are in the US. In spite of the overwhelming evidence that a plant-based diet is healthier, more environmentally friendly and compassionate, people in America are still choosing their desire for the taste of animal products over ethics and health.

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