Consumers join dietary debate

Consumers join dietary debate

Recently released preliminary dietary guidelines register no measurable effect on meat demand yet.

IN February, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) — consisting of health and nutrition professionals — submitted its preliminary dietary guidelines for Americans; the report also includes the impact the U.S. diet has on the environment (Feedstuffs, Feb. 23).

In the advisory report, the DGAC stated that "current evidence shows that the average U.S. diet has a larger environmental impact in terms of increased greenhouse gas em

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