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 November 2010 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

carcinogenic grilled chickenCalifornia Court to Grill McDonald’s about Cancer-Causing Chemical in Chicken
A California lawsuit against McDonald’s and five other chains is moving forward. The restaurants will go to trial for serving grilled chicken containing a cancer-causing compound. DNA Mutation Danger >

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pig used in researchVictory! Canadian Medical Schools End Live Animal Labs
The Memorial University of Newfoundland ended live animal use in a medical student laboratory. Every Canadian medical school now uses nonanimal education methods. Save Pigs in Pittsburgh > 

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Golden Carrot Award runner-up Jeffrey Mills, Director of Food Services, District of Columbia Public SchoolsVeggie Fare, Soymilk Earn School Lunch Programs Thousands of Dollars
School cafeterias are ditching mystery meat for healthy plant-based options. Last month, PCRM announced its Golden Carrot Awards winners for innovation in school food service. Winners >

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live monkey NASA radiation experiment billboardIs Victory Near in NASA Monkey Radiation Experiments Campaign?
Documents recently released indicate that NASA may have to cancel its proposed radiation experiments involving live monkeys. Your e-mails can help stop the experiments. Read Documents >

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Healthy Native American Diabetes Awareness MonthDiabetes Awareness Month: PCRM Debuts Healthy Native American Cooking Program 
One in five Native Americans adults has diabetes. For Diabetes Awareness Month, PCRM is piloting the Healthy Native American Cooking Program to turn this trend around. Dr. Barnard's Nov. 19 Broward County Lecture >

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dropperNew Toxicology Society Seeks to Promote Nonanimal Methods for Chemical Testing
The American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology is dedicated to reducing and replacing animal use in toxicology for a more human-relevant—and humane—science. Now Accepting Members >

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healthy military officerToo Fat to Fight: Plant-Based Diet Could Slim Down Military Recruits
Many military recruits are too overweight to enlist. But in a letter to the armed forces, PCRM offered recruiters Vegetarian Starter Kits to combat obesity. Download Booklet >

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Florida’s Sun-Sentinel publishes op-ed by PCRM director of nutrition education Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., on PCRM's McDonald's commercial

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette prints letter by PCRM senior medical adviser John Pippin, M.D., opposing animal-based trauma training

Oklahoma newspaper prints letter by Cancer Project dietitian Joseph Gonzales, R.D., on breast cancer prevention

 

 

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