05 Aug '12, 12am

If every American embraced #MeatlessMondays, we would need to raise 1.4 billion fewer farm animals. rt @NRDC

If a government agency shamelessly caves to industry pressure but everyone is around to see—and Tweet—about it as it happens, do Americans win or lose? Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published an interoffice newsletter on its website telling staff that one easy way they could reduce their environmental footprint was to participate in “Meatless Mondays ”, a global campaign that asks individuals to skip meat on Mondays in favor of vegetarian options: “One simple way to reduce your environmental impact while dining at our cafeterias is to participate in the “Meatless Monday” initiative…While a vegetarian diet could have a beneficial impact on a person's health and the environment, many people are not ready to make that commitment," the newsletter said. "Because Meatless Monday involves only one day a week, it is a small change that could produce ...

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