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USDA Retracts Call for ‘Meatless Mondays’

BWDII Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 8:39 PM
Couldn't have said it better myself.

The USDA recently pushed a ‘Meatless Mondays’ initiative in an online newsletter to employees. Yes, that’s right -- the same folks who are supposed to back our countries’ farmers and ranchers attempted to proselytize ‘green’ initiatives… in the midst of a drought.

"How will going meatless one day of the week help the environment? The production of meat, especially beef (and dairy as well), has a large environmental impact. According to the U.N., animal agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gases and climate change. It also wastes resources." 

The update went on to cite...