Parliamentarians and other dignitaries were treated on May 19 to a
vegetarian buffet and informational seminar. The event was hosted by a
consortium of individuals and veg organizations sponsoring the website
Viande.info (Meat.info), which is calling for a moratorium on factory
farming and a reduction in the animal product consumption, with support
from Parliament member Yves Cochet, journalist Yolain de la Bigne
author and actor Laurent Baffie and many others.
delicious repast, the guests had the opportunity to learn about the
adverse health and environmental impacts of meat-eating along with the
benefits of veg fare.
As stated by Senate member Jacques Muller,
"Less meat is more health, more for the environment and more for
Parliament member Cochet added, “We
need to bring awareness to the government about the possibility of an
amendment in the law that would establish a vegetarian day per week."
is already home to a number of other initiatives promoting plant-based
cuisine including school cafeterias that serve a purely vegetarian menu
one day each week.
Bravo, Viande.info sponsors, Parliament
members Cochet and Muller, journalist de la Bigne and Mr. Laurent Baffie
for your efforts to foster both greater humanity and health.
the lovely people of France, and beyond, be graced with the manifold
health and eco-benefits of wholesome vegan fare.http://www.20minutes.fr/article/405838/Planete-Trop-de-viande-nuit-a-l-environnement.php