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    USDA Says Don't Eat Meat, and Then Buys Meat

    When does the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) say you should eat meat? It depends on the day. On July 23, the agency’s interoffice newsletter, Greening Headquarters Update, encouraged employees to participate in the “Meatless Monday” initiative that was supposed to help the environment. Three weeks later, on August 13, … More

    Enjoy That Bacon Cheeseburger While You Still Can

    When environment ministers from 187 nations gather in Poznan, Poland next week to hammer out the next Kyoto global warming agreement, a new item will be featured on the policy menu: meat. The New York Times reports: The trillions of farm animals around the world generate 18 percent of the … More