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Farm Progress America, March 20, 2019

Max Armstrong offers insight on the news that New York City Schools will move to Meatless Mondays

March 20, 2019

Max Armstrong shares the response from the meat industry to news that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing a Meatless Monday program in city schools. The push on plant-based diets comes from several quarters and claims made include “better health” and being more “green” for the planet. There are concerns about the nutritional impact on school lunches.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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