Warming up to Veggies

Kiernan, Willie
July 2009
FoodService Director;7/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports on vegetarian trends in the U.S. It is noted that 30% to 40% of the U.S. population eat vegetarian foods at least occasionally. The trend is being driven by health concerns, animal welfare, environmental concerns, and economic condition. Vegetarian menus of various food establishments are also cited.


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