EU spending tens of millions of euros a year to promote meat eating

The Guardian | Feb 14, 2020 at 12:12 PM
  • Scientists at the IARC, a UN agency, reported in 2015 that the consumption of bacon, red meat and glyphosate weedkiller increased the risk of developing cancer.
  • The Pork Lovers Europe adverts targeted consumers in the UK, Spain, Germany, France and Portugal.
  • A campaign in favour of the Dutch veal sector to promote the meat of calves in the Belgian, Italian and French markets received a €6m subsidy.