“The same foods can have wildly different environmental footprints”

“When you’re choosing between brands of food at the store, you may consider taste, packaging, and price. But products differ in other ways, too. Poore: “There are 570 million farms around the world all producing different products on different soil in different climates. And we wanted to understand how that variability in production translates into differences in environmental impacts.” Joseph Poore of the University of Oxford analyzed 40 types of food – from beef and eggs to tofu, grains, and vegetables.”


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