Focus on Food Day: The Consequences of Meat

Earlier this week, CLF’s Robert S. Lawrence, MD, and Keeve Nachman, PhD, kicked off the Center for a Livable Future’s countdown to Food Day with a webinar, “Industrial food animal production and the high-meat American diet: health and environmental consequences.” (Audio; slides).

October 24, 2011, will be the first inaugural Food Day, a grassroots movement that promotes a healthy, sustainable, and just food system. In support of this nationwide campaign, organizations across the country will orchestrate events ranging from food-policy lectures to protests of junk-food stores to local, sustainable dinners and garden-building. Michael Jacobson, PhD, Executive Director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), is leading the effort. Read More >