Meat industry

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‘Super-tipping points’ could trigger cascade of climate action
Small interventions on electric cars and plant-based meat could unlock rapid emissions cuts, say experts

Damian Carrington Environment editor

20, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Landmark decision on mega poultry farm could mean ‘life or death’ of River Wye
Welsh government considers whether to block plan after experts say manure from intensive units is turning Wye into ‘pea soup’

Nicola Cutcher

10, Jan, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Ministers ‘run scared’ of targeting meat consumption in land use strategy
Exclusive: England plan will omit aim of reducing area used for animal farming, key to cutting emissions

Helena Horton

05, Jan, 2023 @1:56 PM

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Climate impact labels could help people eat less red meat
Information on environmental impact can persuade consumers against carbon-heavy food choices, says study

Helena Horton Environment reporter

27, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Women lose landmark challenge to sexual abuse in Spanish meat industry
Two workers in an abattoir in Catalonia alleged to have suffered unwanted sexual advances and are now appealing court decision

Brenda Chávez and Ashifa Kassam

22, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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McDonald’s and Walmart beef suppliers criticised for ‘reckless’ antibiotics use
Exclusive: Most important antibiotics for human health still used in supply chains of major US food companies, risking spread of superbugs

Ben Stockton and Andrew Wasley

21, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Wet pet food is far worse for climate than dry food, study finds
Meat-rich wet food causes eight times more emissions, giving some dogs the same carbon footprint as a human

Damian Carrington Environment editor

17, Nov, 2022 @5:06 PM

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Methane emissions from 15 meat and dairy companies rival those of the EU
Combined emissions from 15 companies equate to more than 80% of EU’s entire methane footprint, study finds

Matt Krupnick

15, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Replace animal farms with micro-organism tanks, say campaigners
Advocates of plant-based protein say 75% of world’s farmland should be rewilded to reduce emissions

Helena Horton Environment reporter

12, Nov, 2022 @4:00 AM

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How can we cut soaring demand for meat? Try a hybrid burger | Joseph Poore
Blending lentils or vegetables into meat products could have huge benefits, says Oxford academic Joseph Poore

Joseph Poore

07, Nov, 2022 @1:53 PM

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Soaring goose prices threaten German St Martin’s Day celebrations
Martinsgans – or martin goose – is eaten around 11 November, but restaurants are dropping dish to save cash

Kate Connolly in Berlin

06, Nov, 2022 @2:57 PM

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All sizzle, no steak: how Singapore became the centre of the plant-based meat industry
The first country to approve the commercial sale of cultivated meat has engaged its tech industry to become a global hotspot for alternative protein projects

Donna Lu

05, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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