Monday, 30 October 2017

[] NEW YORK Announces “Meatless Monday” Pilot Program to Tackle Climate Change and Obesity


NYC Announces "Meatless Monday" Pilot Program to TackleClimate Change and Obesity

On Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña joined Brooklyn's borough president, Eric Adams, to announce the launch of a Meatless Monday pilot program in 15 Brooklyn schools. Beginning this spring, the schools will serve an exclusively vegetarian breakfast and lunch every Monday to 7,500 students. Menus will include tasty choices like crispy tofu, black bean quesadillas, and roasted chickpea tagine.

"We're going to look back on this day and reflect on the changing direction of not only Brooklyn, not only New York, but the entire country and the entire globe," said Borough President Eric Adams. Adams is an outspoken vegan who reversed his Type 2 diabetes through a plant-based diet two years ago.

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