Farmers slam Blue Peter for encouraging children to stop eating meat for climate change challenge

Farmers and parents have slammed Blue Peter for encouraging children to stop eating meat after the TV show urged viewers to go vegetarian for a climate change challenge.  The children’s series is offering green badges – similar to the famous blue ones – to youngsters who are environmentally friendly as part of a two-week pledge. Sports … Read more

Stone Age humans were HYPERCARNIVORES and survived on mostly meat

Our earliest tool-making ancestors survived on a mostly meat-based diet until about 80,000 years ago when large animals died out and they were forced to eat more vegetables, according to the findings of a new study.  Researchers from Tel Aviv University were able to reconstruct the nutrition of stone age humans by examining 400 scientific papers … Read more

Co-op starts putting GPS satellite tracking tags on MEAT in bid to stop shoplifters 

Co-op starts putting GPS satellite tracking tags on MEAT in bid to stop shoplifters Co-op has put the hi-tech boxes to house meat being sold in their stores  The devices have been spotted on items including rump steak and pork loin It comes after the chain introduced body-worn cameras for some of its staff By … Read more

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby leave James Martin red-faced with cheeky ‘piece of meat’ joke

James Martin walks off This Morning set after Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield leave him red-faced with cheeky ‘piece of meat’ joke By Sean O’grady For Mailonline Published: 12:24 GMT, 8 March 2021 | Updated: 12:47 GMT, 8 March 2021 Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby left chef James Martin red-faced on This Morning after a … Read more

Health: Following a meat and dairy-free vegan diet leads to weaker BONES, scientists warn

Bad news for vegans! Following a meat and dairy-free diet leads to weaker BONES, scientists warn Experts from Germany compared the bone health of vegans and non-vegans They found that vegans, on average, tended to have poorer bone health Vegans were deficient in key nutrients that typically come from animal products Such nutrients included vitamins … Read more

Eating meat or poultry three times a week can increase your risk of heart disease

Time to ditch the sausages? Eating meat or poultry just three times a week can increase your risk of heart disease, pneumonia and diabetes, study warns Oxford researchers studied medical records of almost half a million Britons  Middle-aged adults gave information on diet and was compared to their health Higher consumption of  meat every day was … Read more

Shoppers are paying up to 180% more for vegan food than for meat equivalent, research finds

Shoppers are paying up to 180% more for vegan food than for the equivalent meat-based product, research finds A study found that four in five vegan goods cost more than meat counterparts M&S’ vegan sausage rolls were £1.45 more expensive than meat alternative Meanwhile, Waitrose’s 400g vegan chilli cost £1 more than 450g meat version … Read more

Butcher is fined after he rigged his meat scales so he could overcharge his customers

Butcher is fined after he rigged his meat scales by sticking coins to it with Blu Tack so he could overcharge his customers Matthew Butler rigged scales to overcharge customers around 30p on every sale Trading standards found the Muddy Pig Butchers owner used coins to tip scales  Butler claimed in court he had ‘experimented’ … Read more

Green Party mayor BANS schools from serving meat in French town

French Green Party mayor BANS schools from serving meat in Lyon: Political rivals accuse him of ‘putting ideology on children’s plates’ Mayor of Lyon Gregory Doucet said a school dinner without meat would ensure smooth service at lunchtime while social distancing measures are in place But political rivals accused him of insulting the country’s butchers … Read more

Woman is killed after getting dragged into a giant meat grinder at a factory in Russia

Woman is killed after getting dragged into a giant meat grinder at a factory in Russia The woman was pulled into the mincer after her hand was trapped in machinery She had been moving chicken carcasses from one conveyor to another  Her fellow factory employees heard her screams but were unable to rescue her   By … Read more