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Loin%21.jpgPETA has decided they're offended by the Tenderloin, specifically that the name of the hood references a piece of meat. Naturally, PETA executive vice president Tracy Reiman has written an open letter to Ed Lee asking him to rename it something more benign. Her suggestion: "The Tempeh District." And the rationale? "By discarding an outdated moniker that evokes the horrors of the meat trade, you'll be sending a strong message...that this neighborhood is ready for a fresh start...Tempeh, a protein-packed food made from soybeans, is a healthy, cruelty-free meat substitute. In contrast, tenderloin comes from real suffering" [SFist]

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