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Physicians suing USDA claim latest dietary guidelines cater to meat, dairy industries, not health of Americans

dietary guidelines it published last December.Doctors Seth Ammerman, Donald Forrester and Heather Shenkman — along with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine — seek a court order requiring the USDA to retract portions of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.The plaintiffs said the guidelines promote the interest of the meat and dairy industries while disregarding data showing the harm meat and dairy can cause, such as cancer and digestive issues.

The group cited several studies in a press release.RELATED: How to get your daily dose of vitamins through your dietThey want the USDA’s guidelines reissued with the following changes:Advertisement"The USDA’s conflict of interest is perhaps best illustrated in its statement.

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