Pamela Anderson has traveled a long way from acting on Baywatch to watching out for plants and the planet.
As she says, “Since my days on Baywatch, I have focused much of my international advocacy work on animal protection and the environment.”
She sure has: She’s an Honorary Director of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), and she takes the job very seriously, indeed.
Born in Ladysmith, British Columbia, and now back living in Canada, Anderson has come up with a suggestion involving veganism that she says would “save Canadian taxpayers money and improve the health of tens of thousands of people.”
Her idea? Switching the diets of Canada’s 40,000 or so inmates in correctional facilities from the customary meat-based foods to plant-based foods.
What’s more, she’s gone right to the top with it, writing to Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. And she makes an impressive case, starting with favorable economics:
Anderson also took care to relate her suggestion directly to Canada and its citizens by reminding Trudeau that:
She also wants to make sure he understands the rationale for Canada’s new food guide. As readers of VEGWORLD know well and Anderson reiterates in her letter:
How does she know a vegan diet can help improve incarcerated prisoners’ health?
Nothing like first-hand knowledge:
Approaching the end of her letter, she tells Trudeau that:
The letter isn’t a one-off, either. Anderson’s prepared to do more if Trudeau likes her idea. She closes by saying:
How did Trudeau respond, if he did? We’re waiting to find out — and when we do, you’ll be among the first to know!