The Physicians Committee

News Release - dairy

USDA’s MyPlate Is Making Americans Sick, Says Doctors Group

MyPlate could more successfully help Americans fight diet-related diseases if the U.S. Department of Agriculture removed the dairy group and replaced the protein portion of the plate with a legumes category, says a federal petition filed on Aug. 10 by the Physicians Committee—a nonprofit with 12,000 doctor members.

Doctors Urge Chicago Cubs to Help Men Play Hardball Against Prostate Cancer by Striking Out Milk

WASHINGTON—The Physicians Committee—a nonprofit of 12,000 doctors—is inviting World Series champions the Chicago Cubs to share a baseball-themed image that encourages men play hardball against cancer by striking milk from their diets. Men who drink the most milk increase their risk of death from prostate cancer by as much as 50 percent according to a new study.

Statement on Milk Industry's 'Get Real' Campaign

Sometimes a cliché says it best: There's no use crying over spilled milk. But that's just what the milk industry plans on doing with its new