NY healthcare facilities may serve vegan alternatives

June 11, 2019

Under a new bill,  New York hospitals and nursing homes would be required to give patients the option of vegan meals at no extra cost, according to an article on the NYup.com website.

The bill requires hospitals and nursing homes to offer vegan options at every meal and snack to patients who request them.

Sen. Brad Hoylman, D-Manhattan, and Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried, D-Manhattan, co-sponsored the legislation.

California recently passed similar legislation.

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