Original Signatories

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The undersigned supported the sustainability recommendations in the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee , calling for less meat and more plants in our diets for the sake of our health and that of the planet.

  • Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine
  • Animal Welfare Institute
  • Bard Center for Environmental Policy
  • Bioneers
  • Captain Planet Foundation
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • Center for Food Safety
  • Center for Social Inclusion
  • Change Food
  • Climate Reality Project
  • Compassion in World Farming
  • Craig and Susan McCaw Foundation
  • Earth Day Network
  • Environmental Working Group
  • Farmworker Association of Florida
  • Food and Water Watch
  • Food Democracy Now!
  • Food Tank
  • Garden Share
  • Global Green USA
  • Green America
  • Greenpeace USA
  • Healthy Schools Campaign
  • Inspire Awareness Now
  • Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
  • Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy
  • Lexicon of Food
  • Mission Blue
  • Namaste Foundation
  • National WIC Association
  • Naked Food Magazine
  • NH Farm to School
  • Nutritional Research Foundation
  • One Green Planet
  • Pesticide Action Network North America
  • Rainforest Action Network
  • Roots of Change
  • Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural
  • Sierra Club
  • Slow Food USA
  • Social Justice Learning Institute
  • The Carbon Underground
  • The Plantrician Project
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
  • University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute
  • Washtenaw County Food Policy Council
  • Dr. Ulka Agarwal
  • Mark Bomford, Director, Yale Sustainable Food Program
  • Brendan Brazier, Athlete
  • Suzy Amis Cameron, MUSE School
  • Prof. David Cleverland, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Tim Crosby, Thread Fund
  • Laurie David, Author
  • Kristy Del Coro, Nutritionist
  • Dr. William Duffy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Eve Ensler, Playwrite
  • Kathy Freston, Author
  • Prof. Colby Glass, Palo Alto College
  • Rev. Douglas A. Greenaway, National WIC Association
  • Michael B. Hancock, Mayor of Denver
  • Dr. Michelle Hauser, Stanford Prevention Research Center
  • Mr. James Hicks, 4Leaf Global, LLC
  • Prof. Daniel Jeske, University of California, Riverside
  • Dr. Stutee Khandelwal, University of California San Francisco
  • Pamela Koch, Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy
  • Dr. Linnea Laestadius, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Dr. Nicolas Le Corvec
  • Melony and Adam Lewis
  • Dr. Brian Machovina, Florida International University
  • Bill McKibben, Author
  • Dr Michelle McMacken, NYU School of Medicine
  • Dr. Rohit Moghe, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Andrea Moosreiner, Nutrition Researcher, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Dr. Michael Klaper
  • Prof. Marion Nestle, New York University
  • Robyn O’Brien, Author
  • Dr. Richard Oppenlander, Inspire Awareness Now
  • Prof. Raj Patel, University of Texas at Austin
  • Louie Psihoyos, Director
  • Prof. Bill Ripple, Oregon State University
  • Dr. Kim Robien, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University
  • Prof. Joan Sabate, Loma Linda University
  • Scott Seydel, Board Director, Elemental Impact
  • Dr. Robert Schmit, Utah State University
  • Dr Andrea Seiffertt, D.O. Center for Sustainable Medicine
  • Dr. Rebecca Som Castellano, Boise State University
  • Dr. Jamie Stang, University of Minnesota
  • Dr. Gunhild A. Stordalen, EAT
  • Prof. David Tilman, University of Minnesota
  • Andrew Wheeler, RD, LD, University of Kentucky Healthcare
  • Amazon Watch
  • American College of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Berkeley Food Institute, University of California Berkeley
  • Brighter Green
  • Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, Vermont Law School
  • Center for Climate Change and Health
  • Center for Science in the Public Interest
  • Center for Sustainable Systems, University of Michigan
  • Changing Tastes
  • Coalition for Healthy School Food
  • Conservation International
  • Dane County Food Council
  • Ecology Center
  • Factory Farming Awareness Coalition
  • First Nations Development Institute
  • Food Choice Taskforce
  • Friends of the Earth U.S.
  • Genesee Dietetic Association
  • GRACE Communications Foundation
  • Green Sports Alliance
  • Health Care Without Harm
  • Institute for a Sustainable Future
  • Johns Hopkins Center For a Livable Future
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • MetaIntegral Academy
  • Mississippi Association of Cooperatives
  • National Physicians Alliance
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society
  • Northwest Earth Institute
  • Oberlin College Office of Environmental Sustainability
  • Organic Consumers Association
  • Prevention Institute
  • Real Food For Kids
  • Rural Advancement Fund
  • Science and Environmental Health Network
  • Slow Food California Policy Committee
  • Small Planet Institute
  • Socially Responsible Agricultural Project
  • The Humane Society of the United States
  • Thread Fund
  • United States Healthful Food Council
  • Virgin Unite
  • Well-Fed World
  • Yale Sustainable Food Program
  • Susan Benigas, Executive Director, American College of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Dr. Jonathan Bonnet, American College of Lifestyle Medicine
  • James Cameron, Lightstorm Entertainment
  • Dorothy Chiu, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • Tom Colicchio, Chef
  • Henry Ian Cusick, Actor
  • Dr. Darwin Deen, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
  • Dr. Carl DePaula, American College of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue
  • Prof. Gidon Eshel, Bard College
  • Prof. Christopher Gardner, Stanford University
  • Ben Goldhirsh, GOOD Inc
  • Vani Hari, Foodbabe.com
  • Dr. Helen Harwatt, Loma Linda University
  • Dr. Martin C. Heller, University of Michigan
  • Graham Hill, Founder, Treehugger.com
  • Mollie Katzen, Author
  • Fred Kirschenmann, Stone Barns
  • Dr. Vivica Kraak, Virginia Tech
  • Anna Lappé, Small Planet Insitute
  • Dr. David Lessens, Southcentral Foundation
  • Prof. Diana Liverman, Geographer
  • Dr. Ashley Maltz, American College of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Megan McCrory, Associate Professor of Nutrition, Georgia State University
  • Dr. Alfredo Mejia, Loma Linda University
  • Frances Moore Lappé, Small Planet Institute
  • Kimball Musk, Kitchen Community
  • Dr. Junaid Mudaliar, Vascular Surgeon
  • Prof. Thomas Newman, University of California San Francisco
  • Jean Oelwang, Virgin Unite
  • Dr. Dean Ornish, University of California, San Francisco
  • Dr. Christine Porter, University of Wyoming
  • Margarita Restrepo, Founder & Editor-in-chief, Naked Food Magazine
  • John Robbins, Author
  • Maria Rodale, Rodale Inc
  • Eric Schlosser, Author
  • Bettina Elias Siegel, The Lunch Tray
  • Prof. Edward Schwerin, Florida Atlantic University
  • Michele Simon, Food lawyer
  • Sarah Speare, Institute for Humane Education
  • David Sundberg, Chef
  • Dr. Lori Ann Thrupp, Berkeley Food Institute
  • Laura Turner Seydel, Captain Planet Foundation