UK health professions call for climate tax on meat

Food with heavy environmental impact should be taxed by 2025 unless food industry acts voluntarily, says…

‘Embarrassing’: Denmark forced to U-turn on meat ban for state canteens

The initiative had been part of the government’s aim to achieve a 70% reduction in greenhouse…

The EU has put plant-based burgers back on the menu | Alicia Kennedy

The decision to allow meat and dairy words to be used on vegetarian food suggests diets…

Animals Farmed: Mink Covid cull, Dutch livestock protests and net zero farms

Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read…

Sorry, but bangers and burgers belong to vegans and vegetarians too | Barbara Ellen

The EU should thwart the meat industry trying to ban certain labels on veggie productsThe meat…

Battle over EU ban on ‘veggie burger’ label reaches key vote

Farmers and meat lobbyists accuse plant-based food producers of ‘cultural hijacking’The terms “veggie burger” and “veggie…

'Incredibly dangerous job': concerns safety is slipping at US meat plants

Freedom of information request shows dramatic fall in number of inspectors and 30% rise in whistleblower…

Why David Attenborough is the doomsayer we still adore | Rebecca Nicholson

Ever eager to get the message out about climate crisis, the 94-year-old environmentalist joined Instagram last…

Brazil meat giant JBS pledges to axe suppliers linked to deforestation

Campaigners welcome turnaround after pressure from investors but say 2025 deadline too long to resolve problemsBrazilian…

A 12-storey pig farm: has China found the way to tackle animal disease?

Biosecure farms complete with staff quarantine and chutes for dead pigs are seen as progress, but…