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USDA Backtracks on Meatless Monday after Angering Cattle Industry
Posted By Mark Boyer On July 28, 2012 @ 2:40 pm In Sustainable Food | No Comments
In one of the most disappointing news items of the week, the US Department of Agriculture retracted its support of Meatless Monday  after prompting outrage from the cattle industry. On July 23, the USDA sent out their USDA Greening Update newsletter, which encouraged USDA employees to participate in Meatless Monday, noting, “One simple way to reduce your environmental impact while dining at our cafeterias is to participate in the ‘Meatless Monday’ initiative.” It didn’t take long for the cattle industry to respond, prompting the USDA to issue a retraction.
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