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Groups Proposed To Receive Money for "Vegetarian Groups"

Initial proposal Approved allocation
1. Vegetarian Resource Group $1,400,000 $1,400,000
2. North American Vegetarian Society $1,000,000 $1,000,000
3. Tufts University $800,000 $850,000
4. ADAF Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group $500,000 $600,000
5. Preventive Medicine Research Institute (Dean Ornish)  $500,000 $550,000
6. The American Vegan Society $500,000 $500,000
7. Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA)  $150,000 $450,000
8. Loma Linda University $250,000 $300,000
9. Vegetarian Vision, Inc.  $250,000 $250,000
10. Muslim Consumer Group for Food Products  $50,000 $100,000
11. Sound Vision Foundation $350,000 0
12. UNC Chapel Hill Dept. of Nutrition $250,000 0

Fourteen other groups received the remaining $4,000,000 allocated to Hindu and Sikh organizations, Kosher groups, and children’s groups.

This list was approved by Judge Richard Siebel on May 19, 2003, but was appealed separately by both vegetarians and Muslims.  On March 31, 2005, the Illinois Court of Appeals upheld the settlement; no further appeals are in process and the money is in the process of being distributed.

 

 
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