Vegetarian food companies finally get their own lobbyist in D.C

Grist: When the giant companies that dominate U.S. meat, dairy, and egg production want something in Washington, they lean on armies of lobbyists, which are financed by flush trade groups like the North American Meat Institute, the National Pork Producers Coalition, the National Chicken Council, and the National Cattlemen`s Beef Association. But who speaks up for seitan chops on the Hill? Until recently, essentially no one, says longtime food industry critic and researcher Michele Simon. And so she has......

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