Human health and low carbon ag future at risk from anti-meat message

Andrew Marshall
Updated May 13 2024 - 12:47pm, first published 12:00pm
Professor John Gilliland, Queen's University, Belfast, addresses the Beef Australia Woolworths breakfast. Photo Andrew Marshall.
Professor John Gilliland, Queen's University, Belfast, addresses the Beef Australia Woolworths breakfast. Photo Andrew Marshall.

Pressuring families to eat less red meat in an effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions would be a human health disaster and far less effective in the race to net zero emissions than breeding better livestock.

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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