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FOREWORD
0.1 Current policies are unsustainable
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
0.2 The predicted future for global food production
0.3 A planet-saving alternative
0.4 How can change be achieved?
0.5 Defining agricultural sustainability
1.2Heart disease and fat consumption
1.3The health benefits of Mediterranean diets
1.4 The success of low-fat treatments for heart disease
1.7 The rise in adult-onset diabetes
1.8 Diet and cancer
1.9 The role of meat in healthy diets
1.10Changing patterns in meat consumption
1.11The role of fish
1.12 The role of dairy foods
1.13The monetary costs of poor diet
1.14 The food pyramid - a plausible blueprint
2.1 The inefficiency of animal foods - food conversion rates
2.2The global water crisis and animal products
2.3 The value of livestock to poor communities
2.4 The diminishing availability of land for food production
2.6 How the rich world is fed
2.11 Factory farming, globalisation and food security
2.15 Summary
3.1Water pollution and livestock farming
3.2Land pollution and livestock farming
3.5 The pollution problems of overfishing
3.6 Intensive animal farming - impact upon biodiversity
3.7 Summary
4.1 The increase in Campylobacterand Salmonellapoisoning
4.2 Emerging diseases and the risk to human health
4.3 The global problem of animal diseases
4.5 The drugs trade - a worldwide threat
4.6 Growth promoting hormones
4.7 The dangers of chemical overuse
4.8 The financial burden of food-borne disease
4.9 Summary
5.1 Broiler chickens
5.2 Battery hens
5.3 Pig farming
6.1 Principles of good food policy
6.1.1 Redefining the idea of ‘cheap food’
6.1.2The ethical cost of industrialised animal production
6.2 The urgency of reform
6.2.2 The polluter pays principle
6.2.3 Introducing financial incentives for ‘good food’
6.2.4 A new emphasis for agricultural research
6.2.5 Changing methods of production
6.3 Moving towards good food policies - further suggestions
6.3.1 The introduction of meat reduction targets
6.4 Further evidence for radical reform
6.5 Summary
6.6 How the individual consumer can help - some choices
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CIW Eat Less Meat

CIW Eat Less Meat

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