Media Coverage for Plant Foods Coalition and Dietary Guidelines

As I posted earlier this week, I submitted comments on behalf of new coalition of plant food companies to support the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recommendations to lower red meat and processed meats and increased plant foods. I am pleased that the following media outlets picked on this story. More at:

Politico’s Morning Ag: Plant-based food companies join forces on Dietary Guidelines

CQ Roll Call (sub): Vegetarian Food Makers Try to Shape Dietary Guidelines

Food Navigator: Row intensifies over ‘Eat less red & processed meat’ message in dietary guidelines report

International Business Times: Tofurky Co. And Allies Support Draft US Dietary Guidelines Advising Americans To Eat Less Red Meat

New Hope 360: 21 plant-based businesses submit joint commentary to Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

Quartz: Plant-based food companies are rising up against Big Meat

Portland Business Journal: Oregon companies join vegetarian food fight

Greenwire (sub): Vegetarian businesses back revised dietary guidelines

WBEZ radio: NPR station in Chicago Vegetarian Companies Band Together for Dietary Guidelines Plant-Based Brands Lobby for New Dietary Guidelines

Mercy for Animals: Move Over Meat Lobby: There’s a New Plant-Based Powerhouse in Town


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