Meat's impact on health, superbug resistance, carbon emissions, and climate change are well documented. Yet the EU has pledged 15 million euros ($15.9 million) to the meat market in order to raise consumption. Why?
The time is now to make some small changes that can make a big impact on our planet. And it starts with swapping that hamburger for a veggie burger.
What's it like inside a factory farm? If the livestock and meat industries have their way, what little view we have inside the walls of these animal-reviewing facilities may soon be obscured.
While the FDA dithers with voluntary approaches to regulation, the meat industry is feasting on antibiotics and sending out product tainted with drug-resistant bugs.
Fast food chains and even fancy chefs use meat glue to stick small chunks of animal protein together. So where does meat glue come from? The answer involves bacteria and cow blood.