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Meat & Dairy Industry: How Animal Food Systems Costs 414 Billion Yearly

February 29, 2016
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Expert Panel Hosts: Melanie Warner, Will Tuttle, David Robinson Simon

•The Meat and Dairy Industry: How the Animal Food System Imposes $414 Billion yearly, of ‘Externalized’ Costs on Taxpayers, Animals and the environment.

•Few consumers are aware of the economic forces behind the production of meat, fish, eggs, and dairy. Yet omnivore and herbivore alike, the forces affect us in many ways. Most importantly, we’ve lost the ability to decide for ourselves what – and how much – to eat. Those decisions are made for us by animal food producers who control our buying choices with artificially-low prices, misleading messaging, and heavy control over legislation and regulation. Learn how and why they do it and how you can respond.

•This panel provides vital insight into how the economics of animal food production influence our spending, eating, health, prosperity, and longevity.

•Learn about the huge “externalized” costs that the animal food system imposes on taxpayers, animals and the environment. These costs total about $414 billion yearly. With yearly retail sales of around $250 billion, that means that for every $1 of product they sell, meat and dairy producers impose almost $2 in hidden costs on the rest of us. But if producers were forced to internalize these costs, a $4 Big Mac would cost about $11.






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money wasted
lives misspent…
when all is gone
too late for asking
where it went!

Karen Lyons Kalmenson

 

5 Comments leave one →
  1. karenlyonskalmenson permalink
    February 29, 2016 8:53 am

    money wasted
    lives misspent…
    when all is gone
    too late for asking
    where it went!

    Liked by 2 people

  2. February 29, 2016 11:06 pm

    Reblogged this on Moral Dilimia and commented:
    The Meat and Dairy Industry: How the Animal Food System Imposes $414 Billion yearly, of ‘Externalized’ Costs on Taxpayers, Animals and the environment

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  3. March 1, 2016 12:44 am

    If only most could sync with this panel – what a great and healthy world 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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