May 19, 2015
The US meat industry is fighting a call for more plant-based diets and a potential government policy shift on dietary guidelines.
A nationwide food fight is heating up after the US government accepted final
public comments this month on a scientific advisory report recommending
Americans reduce their meat consumption for the sake of healthier and more
environmentally sustainable diets.
The meat industry
is fighting back against those who want healthier guidelines, and this battle
looks like it could go the distance.