11 May '12, 9am

Meat Industry Grossly Outspends Animal Rights, Veg Groups

Meat Industry Grossly Outspends Animal Rights, Veg Groups

Frederick Dennstedt /CC BY-SA 2.0 Counting Animals has an interesting infographic that you should take a look at. It attempts to show the difference in advertising spending between meat producers , meat industry organizations and some of the top US fast food chains, and the total budgets of some of the more prominent vegetarian, vegan and animal welfare advocacy organizations. As you can see in the screengrabbed version below the meat lobby grossly outspends the veg lobby, to a huge degree—contrary to the accusations sometime leveled by the meat industry at animal welfare advocates. The original graphic, at the link above, is more interactive, showing sources of data; please check it out. © Counting Animals What makes it more dramatic is that the red dots represent just estimated advertising spending from meat advocates (mostly, some of the smaller dots are total budget), ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/meat-industry-grossl...

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