Did you know it takes 7lb of grain to make 1lb of hamburger? And 2,500 gallons of water? Not to mention the vast amounts of harmful methane that beef cows produce, and the deforestation involved in creating new pastureland for grazing.
CCTV should be installed in slaughterhouses, the UK Food Standards Agency has said, following the secret filming of animal rights abuses in seven abattoirs in England.
Meat Free Monday founders Mary and Stella McCartney were fighting the good food fight at the UK premiere of Oscar-nominated documentary Food, Inc. this week.