The Meat Industry Is Seeing Red Over Potential Dietary Recommendations

March 12, 2015 4:32 PM

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The Meat Industry Is Seeing Red Over Potential Dietary Recommendations

Meat companies have tried to rehabilitate an image tarnished in recent years by health and environmental concerns. Now the industry is swiftly and aggressively working to discredit a proposal for new dietary guidelines that recommends people eat less red and processed meat.

The proposal last month by a government advisory committee also relegates the health benefits of lean meat to a footnote to the main recommendations.

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