27 Jul '12, 2pm

This is pathetic, but no surprise. USDA Bends to Beef, Retracts Meatless Monday Recommendation via @ecorazzi

This is pathetic, but no surprise. USDA Bends to Beef, Retracts Meatless Monday Recommendation via @ecorazzi

“How will going meatless one day of the week help the environment? The production of meat, especially beef (and dairy as well), has a large environmental impact. According to the U.N., animal agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gases and climate change. It also wastes resources. It takes 7,000 kg of grain to make 1,000 kg of beef. In addition, beef production requires a lot of water, fertilizer, fossil fuels, and pesticides. In addition there are many health concerns related to the excessive consumption of meat.”

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2012/07/27/usda-bends-to-beef-ret...

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