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Meatless Monday Launches in Australia and Israel

The once-weekly movement continues to grow as both countries embrace meat-free meals on Mondays.

Australia and Israel are the latest nations to join the growing Meatless Monday movement, wherein participants abstain from eating meat once weekly (typically on Monday, as the name suggests). The Australian campaign launched with local personalities including TV chef Janella Purcell, nutritionist Rosemary Stanton, and environmentalist Jon Dee taking part in encouraging the country’s residents to cut down their meat intake and increase the amount of produce in their diets. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reports that less than 10 percent of Australians older than 12 eat a sufficient amount of vegetables on a daily basis. In Israel, food magazine Al Hashulchan has enlisted upwards of 30 chefs and restaurants across the nation to offer vegetarian options for diners every Monday. More than 20 countries around the world now participate in the Meatless campaign.

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