Doctors Petition USDA to Warn Consumers About Potential Presence of SARS-CoV-2 on Meat and Poultry Products

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—a nonprofit with more than 12,000 doctor members—has filed an Emergency Petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture requiring that slaughterhouses test meat and poultry for SARS-CoV-2 prior to making it available for sale and requiring groceries to warn consumers of the potential presence of SARS-CoV-2 on meat and poultry products.

N.Y. Senate Passes Landmark Plant-Based Hospital Meals Bill

The Physicians Committee—a nonprofit with more than 12,000 doctor members—applauds the New York State Senate for passing a landmark bill that would guarantee hospital patients a healthful plant-based option at every meal. The Assembly is expected to vote on the bill in the coming days.