The Physicians Committee

News Release - animal products

WATCH: Doctors Rally at White House, Urge Americans ‘Break the Meat Habit’

WASHINGTON—Days after doctors from the Physicians Committee—a nonprofit of 12,000 doctors—rallied in front of the White House urging Americans to “break the meat habit,” a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that eating animal protein increases the risk of early death from cardiovascular disease and cancer, while eating plant protein reduces the risk.

Doctor's Video Warns Singer Justin Bieber: Eggs Are Trouble

WASHINGTON-"So you want to be careful with your heart? Skip the eggs." In a newly released video, that's the message Neal Barnard, M.D., president of the Physicians Committee-a nonprofit of 12,000 doctors-has for singer Justin Bieber, who celebrates his 21st birthday on March 1 and soon will be roasted on Comedy Central. The video and a new report on the dangers of cholesterol are available at