Vegans of Color

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Agriculture Proposal Gives Meat To The Poor–To Get Rid Of It November 24, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Alicia @ 10:27 am

This is just another glaring example of what is wrong with the system of  food and agriculture in our country. People are cutting back on their consumption of meat, vegetarian and vegan diets are on the rise and the devastating health effects of a high meat low plant food diet such as heart disease are beginning to see a decline. What does the NASDA do in response to this positive change? It works hard to make sure that the poor get the remaining meat just to get rid of the excess. This is so sickening and wrong. Here’s the article:

http://www.foodconsumer.org/newsite/Politics/Politics/agriculture_proposal_gives_meat_to_the_poor_221120090946.html

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2 Responses to “Agriculture Proposal Gives Meat To The Poor–To Get Rid Of It”

  1. Abram Says:

    Not surprised. Go to a supermarket or grocery store in a well-to-do neighbourhood, then in a lower income one and you’ll quickly see the shelves in the latter laden with highly processed and unhealthy foods, while the rich folks have all these nice, healthy, green, organic options. In any arena, the military being another good example, the poor always suffer disproportionately.

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