November 2016 Issue

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November 2016 Issue

November 2016 The Physicians Committee 

Join Alec Baldwin: Stick a Fork in Diabetes

Join Alec Baldwin: Stick a Fork in Diabetes

November is World Diabetes Month. A plant-based diet can help prevent and reverse diabetes. Join Alec Baldwin, Maggie Q, and Waka Flocka Flame to spread the message by sticking a fork your favorite plant-based food, taking a selfie, and sharing it on social. Watch Alec >

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Court Fails to Stop Industry Influence of Dietary Guidelines

 Court Fails to Stop Industry Influence of Dietary Guidelines

A court’s ruling on a Physicians Committee’s lawsuit over food-industry influence on the Dietary Guidelines means there are no clear limits as to the industry’s role in future nutrition policy decisions. Lawsuit >

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Students Send Message: Milk is Garbage

Students Send Message: Milk is Garbage

It’s time for the National School Lunch Program to allow school districts to keep students healthy, reduce waste, and save money by moving the milk requirement off the menu. Tons Wasted >

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Washington University Ends Animal Labs for Pediatrics Training

Washington University Ends Animal Labs for Pediatrics Training

Washington University in St. Louis confirmed with the Physicians Committee in October that it ended the use of live cats and ferrets in its pediatrics program, joining all other surveyed programs in the United States in using human-relevant training methods. Message >

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Toxicologists Promote Nonanimal Testing at Global Conference

Toxicologists Promote Nonanimal Testing at Global Conference

Physicians Committee presentations at the 14th International Congress of Toxicology in October demonstrated how scientists are working to promote human-relevant test methods that reduce animal use. Photo >

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TOP TWEETS OF THE MONTH


 FDA: don't label meat healthy

Washington University Ends Animal Labs for Pediatrics Training

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IN THE NEWS

Dr. Barnard got a standing ovation when he won the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s Trailblazer Award this week! See the photo and share the tweet!

"Food companies influence the US Dietary Guidelines—and a court decided that's just fine," reports Mother Jones.

Read about who's serving the healthiest school lunches in The Lee Herald and The Durham Herald-Sun. See how students like their healthy plant-based lunches on Fox and CBS.