The addition of a label that shows the ecological footprint of a food product could be an important tool for customers who want to shop sustainably. However, the label has not been adopted widely at the moment - for a clear reason...
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The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says a vegetarian or vegan diet for all is an absolute must to avoid our planet being damaged beyond repair. Pastures must also be converted into woodland, the IPCC says.
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To stop global warming, we all have to eat less - far less - meat. A new international study presents us with a hard choice: either the food industry has to become more sustainable, or we destroy the planet.
During the Marrakesh climate summit, a coalition of major food manufacturers once again pledged its support for the Paris Agreement, promising to contribute to its goals. Among them are industry leaders like Danone, Unilever, Mars and Kellogg.
According to a study of Swedish technical university Chalmers, we can only reach the European Union's climate goals to lower the emission of harmful gases by 50 % in 2050, if we cut our beef consumption in half.
Several major companies, including Ikea and Nestlé, have joined forces and have asked the European Union to create new legislation to drastically limit trucks' emissions, in order to meet the goals signed at the Paris climate conference.
Denmark is considering a tax on food that contributes to climate change, in an attempt to sway consumers towards less harmful food. Particularly beef might become the target of this possible new tax.