Meatless Monday Articles

MM Founder Shares Campaign Memories in The Foodie Journal

August 20th, 2012

Monday Campaigns founder and chairman Sid Lerner was interviewed by The Foodie Journal, a new Meatless Monday blog that is offering weekly recipes with the help of inSHAPE personal training and nutrition services

New Research Ties Meat Consumption to Stroke Risk

August 13th, 2012

A recent meta- analysis published by the American Heart Association shows a clear connection between meat consumption and stroke. The report looks at the added risk caused by each daily serving of meat, making the case for cutting back.

Worldwatch Institute Cites MM as Practical Solution to Food Security

August 6th, 2012

Meatless Monday has been marked as one of The Worldwatch Institute’s 12 Innovations to Combat Drought, Improve Food Security, and Stabilize Food Prices

Colbert Spoofs Meatless Monday & Veggies

August 6th, 2012

The media attention surrounding Meatless Monday and the USDA culminated in a light hearted segment on The Colbert Report.

Johns Hopkins Dean Speaks Out on USDA’s MM Retraction

July 30th, 2012

Michael Klag, Dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has responded to the USDA’s decision to retract a Meatless Monday recommendation by issuing a formal letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack. The letter, which was also sent to President Obama and leaders in Congress, makes important points about the responsibility of the USDA to represent all sectors of agriculture and promote a healthy, balanced diet

USDA Retracts Meatless Monday Recommendation

July 26th, 2012

The USDA has pulled a newsletter that encouraged employees try Meatless Monday. In their response to industry pressure, the organization has missed an unique opportunity to demonstrate how Meatless Monday fits into their mission and recommended dietary guidelines

The Plant-Powered Diet Makes Meatless Monday Easy

July 23rd, 2012

Sharon Palmer is a Registered Dietician and Editor of an award-winning health and nutrition newsletter. Her new book, The Plant-Powered Diet, is the perfect Meatless Monday companion, offering simple suggestions and recipes to help people of all culinary persuasions add more whole foods to their diet

Luntiang Lunes Gains Gov. Attention in the Philippines

July 16th, 2012

Meatless Monday continues to spread around the globe, with officials in the Philippines working to bring the movement to the capital region and schools nationwide. A bill proposing government support of the campaign comes just weeks after the Mayor, Vice Mayor and Health Department in Quezon City signed a Meatless Monday Memorandum.

Meatless Monday Matters in Santa Monica

July 9th, 2012

We had a chance to chat with Karl Bruskotter and Josephine Miller, Environmental Programs Analysts for the Office of Sustainability and Environment for the City of Santa Monica, about their decision to start a Meatless Monday campaign, the success of their crowd sourced cookbook, and what’s next for the movement

Health Concern is Main Reason Americans Go Meatless

July 2nd, 2012

NPR recently featured a special series on meat in America, looking at how much we eat and our reasons for cutting back. They found that 66% of those who reduced meat intake did so with health in mind

Sir Paul Shares Meatless Monday Message with Students

July 2nd, 2012

Meatless Monday supporter Sir Paul McCartney has recorded an official message for UK schools, explaining the goals of the global movement and the importance of reducing the amount of meat we eat.

Get Grilling with Meatless Monday

June 26th, 2012

It’s summertime and the grilling is easy! Start the season with our top 10 tips for healthy meatless meals straight from the grill

National Culinary Review Serves MM to 22,000 Chefs

June 18th, 2012

Meatless Monday is featured in this month’s issue of The National Culinary Review, a leading restaurant publication distributed to over 22,000 chefs and culinary professionals across the U.S. The magazine devoted two articles to the movement, quoting successful restauranteurs and showing how the campaign can tap into consumer demand for healthy, meatless meals

MM Reaches New Restaurants During Eat Drink Local Week

June 17th, 2012

From June 23rd to June 30th, thousands throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will participate in Eat Drink Local Week; a celebration of regional food, hometown artisans and sustainable practices. Meatless Monday and its mission are an integral part of the events and dining opportunities taking place during the fest.

Icahn Charter Schools Embrace ‘Meatless Mondays’

June 11th, 2012

A network of NYC charter schools is embracing Meatless Monday to boost nutrition education. Starting in September, each of the six K-8 schools will offer healthy, meat-free menu items