Browsing the "meat consumption" Tag

(Yet Another) New Study: Reduced Meat Consumption Means Less Chronic Disease, Less Pollution

September 21st, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

A Cambridge study published earlier this month once again links consumption of red and processed meat to increased rates of chronic disease, including coronary artery disease, diabetes, and colorectal cancer. Researchers also found that reducing meat consumption offers significant environmental benefits, in terms of reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Pass the kale and lentils, please!


McDonald’s, Tyson Watch as Meat Sales Drop

August 21st, 2012 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

Get out your maracas and get ready to do a happy dance. The nation's top-earning fast-food restaurant and leading meat producer both saw lower sales this quarter.



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