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The Physicians Committee





Nutrition is Actually the Sweetest Thing

KFC’s Double Down is a Nutritional Russian Roulette

JLo Goes Vegan: An Inside Look Into the Surging Popularity of Plant-Based Diets

Get Omega-3s with Ease

Fed Up: Let’s Really Move Big Food Out of School Lunches

Breakfast of Chumps

Vegetables Less Healthy than Fried Chicken? Don’t Fall for Clickbait Headlines

Colorectal Cancer: Raise Awareness of the Solution, Not Just the Problem

The Shameful Sham of Shamrock Shakes

An Event that’s Absolutely Sublime



June 2014

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April 2014



Prepare for Hurricane Sandy: Don’t Buy Meat and Dairy Products
10/27/12 - Hurricane Sandy is racing toward the Eastern seaboard of the United States. But to avoid foodborne illness—in addition to storm damage—worried citizens shouldn’t stock up on meat or dairy products to prepare for the hurricane and possible power outages. more >

Victory! PCRM Ends Cat Dissection Lab in California School District
10/23/12 - California’s Newport-Mesa Unified School District told PCRM today that it will stop using cats for science class dissection. It’s a huge victory for animals—and students who want cutting-edge, cruelty-free biology classes. more >

There Are No Winners in Competitive Eating Contests
10/22/12 - There are no winners in competitive eating contests designed to see how many hot dogs, greasy burgers, or, yes, cockroaches and worms, participants can shovel down in a short period of time. more >

Canada: New Beef-Processing Management Can’t Scrub Disease Danger
10/18/12 - Canadians breathed a misplaced sigh of relief with the announcement that JBS USA is taking over management of XL Foods in Brooks, Alberta, the processor responsible for the largest beef recall in Canadian history. New management can't help prevent disease. more >

It’s Not Just Candy Causing Childhood Obesity this Halloween
10/17/12 - What really scares me this Halloween are the meat and dairy products lurking in children’s diets every day and everywhere—from fast food to school lunches. more >

Don’t Blame Peanut Butter for Salmonella Outbreak: It’s the Meat!
10/02/12 - Thirty people in 19 states have been infected with salmonella in recent days. The finger is being pointed at peanut butter. But the original source of salmonella is a farm raising chickens, cows, or other animals. Peanuts are an innocent bystander. more >

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