Unfortunately, most food plants in this country are grown in resource-intensive systems that groan under the weight of a relentlessly demanding global consumer
Vegetarian diets are not going to save the planet.
Chris Newman

Too bad this is false. The vast majority of crops in the US are fed to livestock. Some sources say up to 60% of the corn production goes to animals. A Cornell University study from 1997 estimated that “[the] U.S. could feed 800 million people with grain that livestock eat”.

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