March Begins with Three PCRM Press Conferences
Anti-Dairy Advertising Campaign Launch: March 2
Nutrition Director Patricia Bertron, R.D., (right) fields questions from the press. Staff Nutritionist Lauri Chonko, R.D., (below) explains alternative calcium sources.
A Call to End Racial Bias in Federal Diet Guidelines: March 9
D. Ramkishan Rao, Ph.D.; Neal Barnard, M.D.; Deborah Bernal, M.D.; and Milton Mills, M.D., (clockwise from upper left) criticize U.S. Dietary Guidelines for ignoring the needs of minority racial and ethnic groups. Speakers cited a failure to address higher rates of chronic, diet-related disease and lactose intolerance.
The Challenge to the March of Dimes and Nicotine Experiments: March 16
Murry Cohen, M.D., points out the absurdity of the March of Dimes supporting a tobacco-funded researcher.