Transcripts of full meetings of the council.

Being a vegetarian, I strongly support this resolution.

Whereas, Meatless Monday, which was founded in 2003 and is a non-profit initiative associated with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, encourages people to try food alternatives, such as tofu, other than meat at least once a week.

It's not bad at all. And I don't eat chicken.

Whereas, Meatless Monday is supported by the Humane League, the Clean Air Council, and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and

Whereas, the Baltimore City Public School District; the Los Angeles Unified School District; Miami-Dade County School District; the City of Los Angeles; the District of Columbia; Montgomery County, Maryland; Villanova University; Yale University; and Temple University, and other school districts, universities, cities, and counties have adopted a Meatless Monday policy; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, by the Council of the City of Philadelphia, that the City of Philadelphia recognizes the benefits of a diet high in fruits and vegetables and urges residents to participate in Meatless Mondays.

Further resolved, that an engrossed copy of this resolution be presented to representatives of the Humane League as evidence of the sincere sentiments of this legislative body.

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