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Hot Red Meat; Farming Profession

Hot Red Meat As American and European leaders are meeting there is yet another key transatlantic difference, but it needs no negotiation and that is meat. Red meat consumption is falling in the EU and policymakers in Brussels want it to fall even more. Like Americans, Europeans have consumed more meat than nutritionally necessary but there is no effort to reduce its dominance in the U.S. In fact, the headline by a major American farm organization reads, “A Hot Summer – and Even Hotter Red Meat Demand – Forecasted.” Even the more reliably pro-labor Biden Administration is hesitant to slow the flow of burgers and dogs at the summer barbeque. Labor won a court case forcing hog slaughter plants to slow their production...

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