Cutting Europe’s meat and dairy consumption would benefit health and environment, says reportBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2949 (Published 28 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2949
- Nigel Hawkes
If Europeans cut their meat and dairy consumption by 50% it would help their health and the environment, a new report has said.
It said that nitrogen pollution in air and water would reduce, greenhouse emissions would decrease by more than 40%, and large areas of farmland would be made available for producing food for export or crops for bioenergy. In addition, saturated fats in diets would fall by 40% without reducing protein intake to below the recommended daily level.
The figures came from …