Uproar after research claims red meat poses no health risk

One expert says findings by international experts represent egregious abuse of evidence New research that claims red and processed meat is probably not harmful to our health has caused controversy among experts who maintain people should cut down. The World Health Organization has classified red and processed meats as cancer-causing. Public health bodies worldwide urge people to limit their intake of red and processed meat to reduce their cancer risk. The NHS advises that people who eat 90g of meat a day equivalent to three thin slices of roast meat should cut down to 70g. Aside from public health, calls are multiplying for people to cut back on meat consumption because of the climate emergency and the greenhouse gas emissions …

Just How Good Is the Impossible Burger for You or the Planet?

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 220 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. This month I stepped inside a Burger King for the first time in three years. I wanted to try out the new, plant-based Impossible Whopper, and learn from an experta vegan, no lessabout its supposed potential to save the planet, your health, and the lives of lots of cows. Short answers: truth, fiction, and truth. The first time I had a hamburger it was from Burger King, said Sarah Chandler, a longtime friend, activist, and food educator, as we devoured our Whoppers in downtown Brooklyn. And it was, for sure, my favorite hamburger. But that was …