Read More UMBC News Blog Stories

December 15, 2008

In 2009 the World Should Resolve to...

American Studies Professor Warren Belasco


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.


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

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)