Grass-Fed Meat Not Only Healthier, It’s Greener [Headlines]

Grass-Fed Meat Not Only Healthier, It’s Greener [Headlines]

A recent report by the Environmental Working Group discovered that grass-fed meat is not only healthier, it also has less negative environmental impact.

Caroline Ku
  • 21 july 2011

Organic produce and pasture based meat and dairy have less of an environmental impact than their conventionally produced counterparts, a recently released report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found. Titled A Meat Eater’s Guide to Climate Change and Health, the report includes lifecycle assessments of 20 popular types of meat, dairy and vegetable proteins. The cradle-to-grave carbon footprint of each food item based on the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated before and after the food leaves the farm is included in the assessments. Gina-Marie Cheeseman/TriplePundit.

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