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Washington - Beef Pollutes Environment More Than Pork, Poultry, Study Says

Jul 21, 2014 at 09:01 PM

Washington - Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says. Compared with the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases per calorie, puts out six times as much water-polluting nitrogen, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according...

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