Beef-Eating ‘Must Fall Drastically’ as World Population Grows

People in rich nations will have to make big cuts to the amount of beef and lamb they eat if the world is to be able to feed 10 billion people, according to a new report. These cuts and a series of other measures are also needed to prevent catastrophic …

Taxing Red Meat Would Save Many Lives, Research Shows

The cost of bacon and sausages would double if the harm they cause to people’s health was taken into account. Taxing red meat would save many lives and raise billions to pay for healthcare, according to new research. It found the cost of processed meat such as bacon and sausages …

Asia’s Growing Appetite for Meat Is Causing Problems for the Environment

Asia’s growing appetite for meat and seafood over the next three decades will cause huge increases in greenhouse gas emissions and antibiotics used in foods, researchers said on Tuesday. Rising population, incomes and urbanisation will drive a 78 percent increase in meat and seafood demand from 2017 to 2050, according …

Look Out, Meat Industry – Flexitarianism Is on the Rise

With all of the meatless options on the market, it’s not surprising that flexitarianism is on the rise. Unlike vegetarians, who completely exclude meat from their diet, flexitarians simply cut down on how much meat they eat on a weekly basis. This raises an important question: What are the benefits …

UK Could Run out of Food a Year from Now with No-Deal Brexit, NFU...

Britain would run out of food on this date next year if it cannot continue to easily import from the EU and elsewhere after Brexit, the National Farmers’ Union has warned. Minette Batters, the NFU president, urged the government to put food security at the top of the political agenda …

Meat and Dairy Emissions Could Surpass Those from Largest Oil Firms

The largest meat and dairy producers could surpass major oil companies as the largest contributors to environmental pollution. That’s according to a new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) and non-profit GRAIN, which says the five largest meat and dairy corporations are already responsible for more …

WeWork Will No Longer Serve Meat at Events or Expense Meals with It

WeWork, the real estate company that rents out and manages office space, has announced that they will no longer hold any staff events that include meat, and that staff will not be able to expense any meals that include poultry, pork or red meat. In an email to staff, WeWork …