According to new recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), Americans should eat “less red and processed meat.” For two reasons. One, too much red and processed meat is unhealthy. And two, the production of red and processed meat is bad for the environment.
We agree that Americans should eat less meat in general, including less red meat. We also agree that red and processed meat—when that meat comes from factory farms—is bad for your health, bad for the environment and has no place in the American diet. However, red meat derived from animals raised on Read more