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How to feed 10 billion mouths: preparing for 2050

In about 30 years, the world’s population will have increased by nearly half. Expected to reach 10 billion by 2050, the rising number will continue to put pressure on the demand for food. At the same time, there has been an increasing loss of crops and livestock, due to genetic concerns and climatic factors. These […]

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Time for debate on UK meat regulations

Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow environment secretary Kerry McCarthy, a self-described “militant” vegan, has caused concern among farmers with her recent statement that meat eaters should be treated like smokers – and that there should be public campaigns encouraging people to reduce the amount of meat they consume. McCarthy’s strong personal views, that should in no way […]