beef

Deforestation Puts Almost $1 Trillion in Assets at Risks Worldwide

According to a report issued today by CDP, deforestation is leaving as much as $941 billion in assets worldwide at risk as they…

Global Warming Impact from Cattle Even Higher Than Previously Thought

A recent study suggests that global methane emissions from livestock are even higher than what most researchers had long assumed. The result will…

Beef-Giant Canada Now Promoting a Plant-Based Diet

Canada, one of the world's largest beef producers, has issued new dietary guidelines in an effort to promote healthy eating. And beef is…

Beyond Meat’s Meatless Burger Debuts Nationwide

Beyond Meat, the alternative meat company found in many Whole Foods, has landed its popular Beyond Burger at eight locations of the chain…

Imported Cooked Chicken . . . Coming to a Store Near You?

Cooked chicken from China may soon be a mainstay in American grocery stores.

Want to Erase Carbon Emissions? Eat Beans, Say Researchers

Could Americans really give up beef in exchange for more plants? One group of researchers say it's the fastest way to reduce carbon…

Brazil Backpedals on Stringent Forest Protections

According to Greenpeace’s chapter in Brazil, two more bills have been introduced that follow other congressional measures seeking to reduce or cancel forest…

Reports Praise Corporate Progress on Deforestation, But Much Work Lies Ahead

More global companies are not only developing deforestation commitments, but are also sharing and updating their progress publicly, according to a report issued…

Can McDonald’s Ever Truly Ditch Deforestation?

Last week McDonald's said it will eliminate deforestation from its beef supply chain by 2020. But can the company really pull through on…

Greenpeace: Brazil Could Soon Deforest Protected Land

Citing aerial photographs, Greenpeace says more of Brazil's forested areas are being primed for development. And its federal government is mulling a decision…

The Vegan ‘Bloody Burger’ May Soon Roll Out Nationwide

Last week, Impossible Foods and its vegan 'bloody burger' debuted at Bareburger's flagship New York City location. It will soon appear at all…

Why Everyone Wins from Tyson Foods’ Investment in Plant-Based Protein

Tyson’s investment is, at a minimum, disconcerting to some animal welfare activists and Beyond Meat stakeholders. But it carries more benefits than many…

The Case for Sourcing Beef from the Amazon

McDonald's caught heat for its decision to once again source beef from some Amazon-based ranches in Brazil. The reversal, coming 27 years after…

The Ecological Case for Continued Meat Consumption

Recent studies suggest that including some meat in the diet may actually be the most responsible approach if we are going to feed…

Indirect Suppliers, Deforestation and Brazil’s Beef Industry

Brazil's beef industry is booming, with plenty of environmental and social consequences. When it comes to deforestation, indirect suppliers with a huge role…