Center for Livable Future says the Administration, Congress have acted regressively in response to 2008 report condemning modern livestock production.
According to an analysis by the Animal Agriculture Alliance, participation in the anti-meat movement has been "grossly misrepresented."
Despite an increased willingness to pay for proteins throughout the late summer, consumers may be shying away from record meat prices.
Study found that more than half of schools listed as participating in Meatless Monday either no longer or never did take part in the program.
Fluid milk consumption has fallen dramatically over the past 40 years, reflecting a generational trend that could pose serious health consequences.
A study by the Animal Ag Alliance found that more than half of schools listed as participating either no longer or never took part in the program.
Congress agreed on a deal late Oct. 16 to restore funding to the federal government, but several USDA reports will be affected by the shutdown.
Ten months after closing its Plainview beef processing plant, Cargill said it will sell a 62,000-head feedyard 15 miles from the shuttered plant.
The 105-year old northeast cooperative will merge with the nation's largest dairy company, pending a February vote of the membership.
Winter storm dumps record volumes of snow on South Dakota, causing death of up to 20% of state's cattle herd.