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Food trends: meat consumption up, beef declines

  • 14 Apr 11:35

Food trends: meat consumption up, beef declines Global meat consumption has recorded a year-on-year increase when compared to figures from 2014, according to data from London-based market. Read more...

Beef consumption must be cut dramatically to control climate change

  • 9 Mar 11:09

Beef consumption must be cut dramatically to control climate change European scientists want consumers to stop eating so much beef and dairy, saying the methane and nitrous oxide being emitted is to blame for global warming. In a recent paper, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden assert that cutting beef consumption by 50% would help the European Union reach its target of limiting global climate change to 2°C by 2050. An analysis was performed to determine what sectors of agriculture play a role in greenhouse gas emissions and if any changes could be made to slowdown global warming. According to the study, beef production accounts for 36% of greenhouse gas emissions and 48% of emissions for both. Read more...