November 19, 2012

Los Angeles Adopts Meatless Mondays

intro_los_angeles.jpgEarlier this month, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to approve a Meatless Mondays resolution, encouraging Angelenos to forgo eating meat one day each week. The Los Angeles Times reports that the resolution, introduced by Councilwoman Jan Perry and Councilman Ed Reyes, passed with an astounding 12-0 vote.

The resolution cites: "Recent studies and reports have demonstrated that we can lower our carbon footprint simply by reducing the amount of animal-based foods we eat" and "a growing number of people are reducing their meat consumption to help prevent animal cruelty."

Los Angeles joins the growing list of American municipalities that have passed resolutions to promote plant-based eating, including San Francisco, Marin County, CA, and Takoma Park and Annapolis, MD.

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