Debate on lean meat in diet heats up

Debate on lean meat in diet heats up

Industry comments on advisory committee's decision to leave meat out of national dietary guidelines.

THE 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), during a closed-door meeting in December, omitted lean meat from proposed recommendations for a healthy diet, which caused many in the meat industry to comment on the implications of such a move.

The advisory group is charged with revising the Dietary Guidelines for Americans every five years.

During the past year, the DGAC Subcommittee 2 examined the common characterist

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