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December 15, 2008

In 2009 the World Should Resolve to...

American Studies Professor Warren Belasco

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In 2009 the world should resolve to develop a sustainable hamburger. It's clear that people in rapidly developing economies want more meat -- witness the recent fast food boom in Asia -- but it's also clear that the planet can't afford more American-style, grain-fed, high-fat burgers. So governments, the food industry and agricultural scientists need to join forces to find ways to promote animal products that won't wreck our health or the environment.

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Posted by crose at December 15, 2008 3:46 PM

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