Meatless Monday Articles

Aspen Learns Benefits of MM from Fourth-Generation Farmer

September 10th, 2012

Fourth-generation pig farmer Joe Maxwell explained how the occasional meatless meal can bolster family farms and animal husbandry at a recent Meatless Monday community dinner in Aspen, Colorado

Power-Up Your Diet with MM and Sharon Palmer, R.D.

September 10th, 2012

In her book, The Plant-Powered Diet, Sharon Palmer, R.D. discusses the benefits of Meatless Monday, offering simple tips and recipes to help readers add whole foods to their diet

You and MM Play Leading Roles in Declining Meat Consumption

September 3rd, 2012

The industry experts at Food Navigator turn to Dr. Robert Lawrence, academic advisor for Meatless Monday, to explain the US’ recent decline in meat consumption

St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, Latest to Join MM Movement

September 3rd, 2012

St. Joseph’s Hospital is the latest medical facility to successfully offer nutritious Meatless Monday entrees to patients, guests and staff.

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