Canadians are continuing to search for more plant-based options.
The food inspection agency launched an investigation in September.
There's no certainty consumption causes cancer, researchers say.
And one is already carrying them!
Embrace the spirit of the holiday season by compassionately reducing meat consumption.
Policy measures can help shape needed dietary modifications.
Those who advocate for a vegetarian diet love to point out that vegetarians live longer and have a markedly lower risk of many common diseases, including heart disease, cancer and diabetes, than meat-eaters do. It's possible to enjoy many of the advantages of a vegetarian diet without completely swearing off meat and other animal foods.
It's no secret we are in an antibiotic resistance crisis. Warnings about the looming post-antibiotic era are everywhere and people are being asked to help in whatever way they can. Yet, while we can all work to reduce the amount of antibiotics used in medicine, these achievements represent only a small fraction of the work that needs to be done.
We all know many reasons not to eat meat: because of cruelty to animals, particularly within the industrial farming production
Industrial agriculture has made it possible to produce large amounts of food efficiently, but comes with problems, including pollution, reduced biodiversity, pesticide resistance and consequent increased chemical use, destruction of forests and wetlands, and human health issues such as antibiotic resistance.