- A recent survey by the National Restaurant Association polled 700 chefs asking for their thoughts on what the most popular culinary concepts would be for 2019. Nearly 70% of chefs gave high importance to the use of plant based protein such as vegan sausages and burgers.
- In Britain even McDonalds is offering a vegetarian alternative: veggie happy meals.
- In September 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a first of its kind bill requiring licensed California health care facilities and state prisons to make vegetarian meals available upon request.
- A year earlier, the American Medical Association called on US hospitals to improve health of patients, staff and visitors by providing vegetarian meals.
PLANT BASED DINING IS RISING
It's getting easier and easier to go vegetarian. When I first became a vegetarian several decades ago, my options were very limited when shopping in grocery stores and completely limited when dining out. Things have changed immensely. For example:
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