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Finland Is Consuming Less Meat and Dairy Than Ever

Finland Is Consuming Less Meat and Dairy Than Ever

Finland is consuming less meat and dairy. A new study finds people are shifting their diets away from animal products towards more plant-based foods. According to the Nutritional Balance Report by the Natural Resources Institute...
The Pandemic Will Lead to a 9.5 Billion Ton Drop In Meat Consumption

Coronavirus Is Causing Meat Consumption to Drop By 9.5 Billion Tons

The coronavirus outbreak is severely impacting the meat industry. Analysts predict the pandemic will cause a 3 percent drop in global meat consumption this year. That comes out to some 9.5 billion tons. According to...
Eating Meat Is Pushing Narwhals Toward Extinction

Eating Meat Is Pushing Narwhals Toward Extinction

Climate change, in part caused by animal agriculture, industrial activity, and hunting could push narwhals to extinction. Narwhals are one of the world's most unique ocean-dwelling creatures. Thanks to the long singular tusk—which is actually...
A 20% Decrease In Meat Consumption Is Urgent, Experts Warn UK

A 20% Decrease In Meat Consumption Is Urgent, Experts Warn UK

Brits must cut their beef, lamb, and dairy consumption by 20 percent, says a new environmental report. The Committee on Climate Change (CCC)—which advises the UK government—has released a new report. It recommends a number...
Why Are 60% of Meat-Loving Argentines Considering Going Vegan?

60% of Meat-Loving Argentines Are Considering Going Vegan

Last year, a survey conducted by the Institute for the Promotion of Beef discovered that 60 percent of consumers in Argentina are considering going vegan. A traditional Argentinian diet is meat-heavy; the national dish is...
How Silicon Valley Is About to Disrupt Big Meat

How Silicon Valley Is About to Disrupt Big Meat

Mountain View, the Silicon Valley home of Google, signed a citywide Sustainability Action Plan (SAP) that could disrupt Big Meat. The Californian city's new SAP includes the promotion of plant-based foods and a reduction in...
Why 33% of New Zealanders Are Ditching Meat

Why 33% of New Zealanders Are Ditching Meat

Approximately a third of New Zealanders say they are reducing their meat consumption. A new report titled "Hungry for Plant-Based: Consumer Insights" surveyed 1,107 New Zealanders, finding that one in three New Zealanders consciously limit...

Barrister Michael Mansfield Thinks Eating Meat Will Be Illegal

Top British barrister Michael Mansfield QC believes eating meat could become illegal. According to Mansfield, the government should introduce tighter legislation on activities and practices that harm the environment. In the UK, people used to consider...
Meat and Dairy Consumption on the Decline In Finland

Meat and Dairy Consumption on the Decline In Finland

Meat consumption is falling in Finland as more Finns point their diets toward vegan and vegetarian food. Dairy consumption is also projected to decline in the Northern European nation. A new report from Pellervo Economic...
2.3 Million Brits Have Fully Meatless Days Every Week

2.3 Million Brits Have Fully Meatless Days Every Week

More than one-third of people in Britain have at least one dedicated vegetarian day a week, says new research. Science Group company Leatherhead Food Research conducted a survey of 999 adults in the UK. It...
Senator Kamala Harris Says Meat Is Destroying the Planet

Senator Kamala Harris Says Meat Is Destroying the Planet

Democratic California Senator Kamala Harris says Americans need to be educated about the impact that meat production has on the planet. Harris -- who is in the midst of a presidential campaign -- made the...
Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang: Meat Is Destroying the Planet

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang: Meat Is Destroying the Planet

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang agrees that meat is destroying the planet -- and that people should go vegetarian to curb climate change. Yang explains his point of view in a video from CNN's climate-focused...
Europe's Meat Consumption Has Dropped 20% in 3 Months

Europe’s Meat Consumption Has Dropped 20% In 3 Months

Europe's meat consumption has dropped by 20 percent in the space of two to three months, according to New Zealand red meat sector representative Jeff Grant. Grant is in London representing New Zealand's red meat...
2.6 Million Swiss Are Reducing Their Meat Consumption

2.6 Million Swiss Are Reducing Their Meat Consumption

(Updated September 1, 2019). Roughly 2.6 million Swiss people -- or 31 percent of the population are cutting back on or have eliminated meat consumption. That's according to a recent survey conducted by Swissveg,...

The Meaty English Diet Is ‘Unviable’ Warns UN

The United Nations (UN) has warned that the meat-focused English diet is "unviable." According to the UN Environment, Brits need to reconsider their eating habits, steering away from traditional beef roasts and other meat-centric dishes. "For...
French Government Recommends Eating Less Meat

The French Government Recommends Eating Less Meat

France's new health guidelines stand in contrast to the French diet, often called the "French Paradox," for its notorious indulgence in rich animal-based foods like foie gras and cheese, regular consumption of alcohol, and...
40% of Dutch People Have Drastically Reduced Their Meat Consumption

Over 30% of Dutch People Have Drastically Reduced Their Meat Consumption

Dutch people are turning away from meat more than ever. More than 30 percent of people say they have lowered their meat consumption significantly, according to research A study of 20,000 individuals revealed that one...
Red Meat Consumption Is Way Down in the UK

UK Red Meat Consumption Drops Nearly 30% in a Decade

Red and processed meat consumption dropped nearly 30 percent in a decade, according to the Food Standard Agency's National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS). According to the data, red and processed meat consumption declined 19g...
Meat Consumption Has ‘Dire’ Consequences for the Planet, Says National Geographic

Meat Consumption Has ‘Dire’ Consequences for the Planet, Says National Geographic

National Geographic is questioning the world's consumption of animal products. The leading nature publication and network recently covered a report suggesting the global consumption of meat has "dire" consequences for the planet. The world's population is growing,...

60% of Americans Cutting Back on Meat Amid Health and Financial Concerns

Two-thirds of U.S. residents are making conscious efforts to eat less meat, according to findings from a study published in the journal Public Health Nutrition last July. Researchers at the John Hopkins Center for a Livable Future found that...

Switzerland Dietary Guidelines Recommend 70% Drop in Meat Consumption

New Swiss dietary guidelines suggest that the consumption of meat in the country is three times higher than it should be. According to Le News, a Swiss newspaper for English speakers, Switzerland's citizens eat around...