BIG FOOD: CUT MEAT TO AVOID PROTEIN BUBBLE

October 11, 2016 @ 7:10 AM

by Deirdre Fulton

Greenhouse gas emissions, resource depletion, and growing antibiotic resistance are just a few of risks associated with factory farming. Citing the environmental and public health risks of factory farming, a $1.25 trillion coalition of multinational investors has called on 16 global food corporations—including Kraft Heinz, Nestle, Unilever, Tesco, and Walmart—to cut their reliance on meat and diversify into plant-based sources of protein. 

The campaign is backed by a new briefing from the FAIRR (Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return) Initiative and responsible investment organization ShareAction, entitled, The Future of Food: The Investment Case for a Protein Shake-Up.

Our current food system is.........

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