Americans now eating 19% less beef is this a worry for farmers?


Americans are eating less beef and thats a problem for American farmers. Is this the start of a new global trend away from beef?

Americans now eating 19% less beef is this a worry for farmers?

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Americans are eating less beef and thats a problem for American farmers. Is this the start of a new global trend away from beef?

A new report has revealed that American consumers ate 19% less beef from 2005 too 2014. Is this part of a new global trend?

The New York Times has reported that a new study has revealed the changing eating habits of Americans and that our yankee brothers are ate 19% less beef from 05 to 14.

The consumption of chicken and pork also fell.

The information was released by the Natural Resources Defences Council. An environmental group they have welcomed the news of less beef consumption saying it was equal to the reduction of pollution output of 39 million cars.

The National Cattleman's beef association in the US said the main reason for beef’s decline was a reduced supply of meat, because of increased exports.

They also outlined that beef was in competition from other meats such as chicken and pork.

The Natural Resources Defence Council claims the move is due to people voting with their forks to combat climate change.

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