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Study: Vegan Burgers Better for Heart Health Than Red Meat

Study: Vegan Burgers Better for Heart Health Than Red Meat

A new study finds vegan burgers are better for your heart health than red meat. Researchers at Stanford Medicine have found that a diet that includes approximately two servings of plant-based meat "lowers some cardiovascular...
Red Meat Production Has Dropped 18% Over Last Year

Red Meat Production Has Dropped 18% Over Last Year

Updated 7.7.20 - According to new data, the production of red meat has dropped 18 percent compared to this time last year. The data has been compiled by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS),...

Is Meat Destroying the Planet?

Is meat destroying the planet? According to the United Nations, we have fewer than 12 years to prevent a major climate change crisis. Ditching red meat is one way to reduce your impact on the...
American Cancer Society: Avoid Meat to Reduce Cancer Risk

American Cancer Society: Avoid Meat to Reduce Cancer Risk

The American Cancer Society (ACS) unveiled its new guidelines for reducing the risk of cancer. The organization advises people to eat less red and processed meat and more whole, plant-based foods. The new guidelines, published...
Can Meat Ever Really Be 'Healthy'?

’Healthy’ Labels on Meat Are a Really Bad Idea

You have seen the packages of low-fat bologna or hot dogs in the grocery aisles. The food industry has long altered the content of fats and other nutrients in meats, dairy, and eggs to...
Jack Black Just Gave Up Red Meat for the Planet

Jack Black Just Gave Up Red Meat for the Planet

Actor Jack Black is off red meat. The "Jumanji" star says he has given up meat and switched to veggie burgers in order to “limit catastrophic climate change.” The actor and musician made the announcement...
Eating Red Meat May Increase Heart Disease Risk 1,000% More Than Vegan Diet, Study Finds

Does Red Meat Cause Heart Disease? What You Need to Know

(Updated February 9, 2020) | Does red meat cause heart disease? Here's what you need to know. A 2018 study by the Cleveland Clinic found that eating red meat may increase the risk of heart...
UK Beef and Pork Sales Dropped £185 Million Last Year

UK Beef and Pork Sales Dropped £185 Million Last Year

The demand for red meat in the UK is falling. According to recent research, sales in the category fell £185 million last year. According to the research by Nielson, in 2019, beef sales declined by...
UEA Is the Latest University to Ban Beef for the Climate

UEA Is the Latest University to Ban Beef for the Climate

(Updated December 11, 2019) | The University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich, England, is the latest university to ban beef for climate change reasons. UEA's student-elected Union Council passed a motion to ban the...
Beef Is Banned From the Salesforce Conference

Beef Is Banned From the Salesforce Conference

San Francisco-based software company Salesforce has banned beef from its Dreamforce conference. The mega-event, which brings together 171,000 people for four days, celebrates "trailblazers and customer success."  The beef ban saves 9 million gallons of...
If Bacon Is Back, Should We Light One Up, Too?

If Bacon Is Back, Should We Light One Up, Too?

Buckle up. Get ready. Last October's headlines read something like "Scientists Endorse Bacon and Red Meats," or "Researchers Advise Continued Meat Consumption," or maybe "Meat is Back: Bacon is on the Plate." Five articles...
The ‘Red Meat Is Healthy’ Study Has Ties to Big Meat

The ‘Red Meat Is Healthy’ Study Has Ties to Big Meat

A study that made headlines this week suggested red and processed meat consumption may be healthier than we think. But, according to The New York Times, the study's lead author failed to disclose his...
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...

Copenhagen Schools Urged to Ban Red Meat From Lunches

Danish politicians are urging for a red meat ban in Copenhagen's schools, kindergartens, and daycare centers. Launched in 2013, Denmark's Alternative Party consistently campaigns for a more sustainable future for the country. It wants to...
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...
London University Just Banned Meat to Combat Climate Change

London University Just Banned Meat to Combat Climate Change

Goldsmiths, University of London has announced it is removing beef from its campus shops and cafes in a bid to combat climate change. The university will no longer serve beef burgers, lasagne, or tacos as...
White Meat Is Just As Bad for You as Red Meat, Study Finds

White Meat Is Just as Bad for You as Red Meat, Study Finds

It's long been accepted that white meat, such as chicken and turkey, is better than for you than red meat, like beef and lamb. However, new research says otherwise. A study from the Children's Hospital...
50% of People in This Scottish City Are Seriously Cutting Down on Meat

50% of People in This Scottish City Are Seriously Cutting Down on Meat

Nearly half of the residents in the Scottish Highlands town of Inverness are making efforts to reduce their red meat consumption, a new survey reveals. The survey was conducted by Quality Meat Scotland. According to...
One Vegan Meal a Week Reduces UK Emissions By 8%

One Vegan Meal a Week Reduces UK Emissions By 8%

Brits could reduce the nation's greenhouse gas emissions by more than eight percent annually by swapping red meat for a vegan meal just once per week, new data reveal. An 8.4 percent reduction in GHGs...

Meat Needs Regulations and Warnings Like Tobacco, Says Experts

A new report compiled by The Lancet Commission on Obesity is calling for governments to treat red meat and other unhealthy foods the same way they treat the tobacco industry. The 61-page report, created by 43 academics across...
Irish Scientists Urge Parliament to Take Action on Cancer-Causing Processed Meats

Irish Scientists Urge Parliament to Take Action on Cancer-Causing Processed Meats

Two Northern Irish academics, along with a top NHS doctor, are demanding that Parliament do more to raise awareness about the cancer risks associated with eating processed meat. In a joint statement, they urged for...