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Old 12-02-2010, 10:57 PM posted to rec.food.cooking
Steve Pope Steve Pope is offline
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Default World Wildlife Fund says eating meat is greener than vegetarian

I'm not sure WWF is regarded as authoritative on this sort
of thing.

The United Kingdom, unlike the Republic of Ireland or the
United States, is a net meat importer. Therefore, when
a UK person consumes meat, they are adding to demand thus
adding to meat imports, even if the exact meat they are
consuming is local. So I would say it's bogus to conclude
that eating meat in the UK is resource-conserving.

Steve