Alliance Letter to Fox News
Feb. 8, 2013 - On behalf of the members of the Animal Agriculture Alliance, Kay Johnson Smith, Alliance president and CEO, expresses her disappointment in the February 4, 2013, article authored by Natalia Angulo entitled, "Making Meatless Mondays Stick." The article includes an endorsement of the Meatless Mondays campaign. Read the PDF.
Letter to Chrysler Corporation for it Super Bowl Ad
In a Feb. 7 letter, the Alliance joined a national agricultural coalition thanking Chrysler Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne for his company's "So God Made a Farmer" Super Bowl commercial. The ad, the third most popular aired during the game according to USA Today, reminds viewers that "farmers and ranchers - those who feed and clothe this country and much of the world - must not be taken for granted, but instead must be recognized and appreciated for what they do and how well they do it."
Read the PDF.
Alliance Letter to Giada DeLaurentiis, Food Network Host
Feb. 1, 2013 - On behalf of the members of the Animal Agriculture Alliance, Kay Johnson Smith, Alliance president and CEO, shares her disappointment in the January 13, 2013 segment entitled "Meatless Mondays." In that segment, DeLaurentiis endorses Meatless Mondays as a grassroots effort dedicated to celebrating healthy eating. Johnson Smith corrects that assertion. Read the PDF.