Hanns Kuttner says the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is dishing out unsustainable advice while indulging in bureaucratic mission creep.
The panel recently heard recommendations that promote:
- A plant-based diet.
- Reduced meat consumption, identifying beef as the meat posing greatest concern.
- Fish consumption, provided it comes with advice about which fish should be consumed.
The working premise of DGAC is a “‘good diet would increase consumers’ costs and imply the end of entire sectors of American agriculture — all in an effort to regulate behavior that has nothing to do with nutrition,” said Kuttner, a senior research fellow at the Hudson Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based domestic and foreign policy think tank.
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