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Low-CO2 food labeling will be the next ‘low fat’ craze

Meat substitute Quorn is about to start labeling the carbon footprint of its foods. This could change the way we shop forever. Cheeseburgers may be delicious, but they have a terrible environmental footprint. Look away from the 660 gallons of water that a single, third-of-a-pound beef patty takes to produce, and...
Meat substitute Quorn is about to start labeling the carbon footprint of its foods. This could change the way we shop forever. Cheeseburgers may be delicious, but they have a terrible environmental footprint. Look away from the 660 gallons of water that a single, third-of-a-pound beef patty takes to produce, and the CO2 output from one Big Mac alone is still the equivalent of burning half a gallon of gas. These stats are bad enough to make carnivores nauseous, but the environmental impact of the foods we eat is largely invisible. Or it was, until now.Read Full Story
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