Report reinforces red meat’s role in diet

Report reinforces red meat’s role in diet

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Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


[27 November, Farmers Weekly]

A new report by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) reinforces the role of red meat in the human diet as a healthy and sustainable food. The Role of Red Meat in Healthy and Sustainable New Zealand Diets outlined the key nutrients of red meat and looked at farming practices, its greenhouse gas emissions, impact on land and water quality, and biodiversity to reveal that consuming moderate amounts of pasture-raised red meat doesn’t necessarily create a trade-off between human and environmental wellbeing.

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