Aubrey Plaza Dairy Ad Faces Legal Trouble

©Wood Milk/ MilkPep

Politics & Law

Physicians Committee: “Wood Milk” Ads Starring Aubrey Plaza Violate Multiple Federal Laws

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a US nonprofit health advocacy organization, announces it has filed a complaint with the USDA Office of Inspector General over the now-infamous “Wood Milk” pro-dairy ads. In its complaint, PCRM states the ads violate laws prohibiting federal agricultural promotions from depicting competing products in a negative fashion.  The widely shared “Wood Milk” campaign features actress Aubrey Plaza extolling the benefits of milk made from tree wood, in an apparent mockery of plant-based milks. While some praised the ad’s bold humor, the campaign mostly sparked outrage amongst Plaza’s fans, who accused her of unfairly attacking dairy-free milk while spreading “propaganda” for the dairy industry.  According to PCRM, the ad derides plant-based products and violates the statutory prohibition against advertising …


Covid-19, coronavirus, wuhan, pandemic, global



PCRM Files Petition With the Surgeon General Demanding the Closing of US Wet Markets

Recently, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine filed a legal Petition for Rulemaking with the US Surgeon General, Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, demanding the immediate closure of all wet markets nationwide. In addition to the non-profit’s 12,000 doctor members, the petition was signed by numerous physicians, including Eric J. Brandt, MD, of Yale University School of Medicine, and Michelle L. O’Donoghue, MD, MPH, of Harvard Medical School.


doctor physician fruit healthy diet

©By nenetus -


New Vegan-Friendly Coalition to Help Hospitals Provide Plant-Based Meals in 2020

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the Humane Society of the United States, Oldways, Health Care Without Harm, and Meatless Monday are five nonprofits that have partnered to create the Plant-Based Hospital Food Coalition. This Coalition will provide support, resources, and hands-on training to hospital culinary teams to help them provide more plant-based meals.