Food in the News: Dietary Guidelines vs. Big Ag
Written by Claire Mai, Food and Farm Intern, July 8, 2015. Originally published September 22, 2015.
Maddie Oatman, the senior research editor at Mother Jones magazine, posted a great article in June 2015 that we’d love to share with MCE supporters.
The article, “Congress Doesn’t Think Agricultural Sustainability Has Anything to Do With Your Health,” explains the recent tensions between the committee tasked with creating the 2015 US Dietary Guidelines and industry groups like the National Cattleman’s Beef Association. Read up to learn about the opinions and letter exchanges between these groups.