When it comes to our health and the environment the facts about food are confusing. What should we think? What needs to change?
Red meat consumption is described as being good for you, providing an excellent source of protein, vitamins and minerals, and bad for you – raising blood cholesterol and increasing the incidence of bowel cancer.
It’s also described as either devastating for the environment due to effluent waste and animal methane contributing to overall greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs); or beneficial for the natural economy and future generations through low-intensity, grass-fed systems. So where does this seemingly-contradictory picture leave us here in Scotland? What should we think? And what then should we do as tax payers and consumers?
Scotland’s Rural College brings together two people to challenge our thinking and to help us make up our minds:
Denise and Charles will share their thoughts for a few minutes, and then it’s over to you to ask questions and debate – and move our ideas forward on this crucial matter – not just for us but for future generations.
There are two nearby multi-storey car parks (each approx. 5 minute walk away from venue):