Global Health: Meaty Concerns

Meat consumption is increasing exponentially worldwide. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that consumption rose from 191 kilo-calories per person per day in 1990 to 219 in 2007 (FAO 2011). To meet continued rises in demand for meat, production is expected to rise from 218 million tons in 1997 to 376 by 2030 (WHO 2003).

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