zaterdag 23 juli 2016

Turin to become Italy's first vegetarian city under new mayor's plans 

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The new mayor of Turin, Chiara Appendino, of anti-establishment party, Five Star Movement, wants to make vegan diets a priority over next five years even educating children on the dietary choice.The new mayor of Turin has provoked much debate with her decision to make vegan diets a priority in the northern Italian city over the next five years.Chiara Appendino, who defeated the incumbent Democrat Piero Fassino in June, belongs to anti-establishment party, Five Star Movement which was founded by Italian comic Beppe Grillo in 2009 and has come out of nowhere to become what appears to be a dominant force in Italian politics. The party’s 62-page manifesto stated: ‘The promotion of vegan and vegetarian diets is a fundamental act in safeguarding our environment, the health of our citizens and the welfare of our animals.’
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