10 Aug '11, 8pm

4 Sustainable Wine and Cheese Pairings: Cheese may be among the least-eco-friendly foods, but you can make a win...

4 Sustainable Wine and Cheese Pairings: Cheese may be among the least-eco-friendly foods, but you can make a win...

The reason being, cheese shares many of the same impacts of meat, since its made from the milk of cows, goats and sheep. (The Environmental Working Group analysis considered only cow's milk cheese, but at least one other study found goat and cow's milk cheeses on par, and sheep's milk cheese worse.) Emissions come from the use of fertilizers and pesticides – both derived from fossil fuels – to grow feed, from the gas produced in the stomachs of ruminant animals, and from their manure. Off the farm, refrigeration and shipping add to cheese's carbon footprint, but two-thirds of the emissions happen on the farm. (While air-shipped imported cheese creates almost 50% more emissions than domestic cheeses, fortunately most imported cheese arrives by ocean freighter, with a marginal impact on emissions.)

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