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Why Your Lunch Might Be Killing The Planet

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Think your car is the only thing that consumes fossil fuels on a daily basis?

Guess again.

Believe it or not, food production is a major contributor of greenhouse gases. In fact, producing one hamburger requires enough fossil fuel to drive a small car 20 miles.

We broke down a typical hamburger to illustrate the resources used to produce a meal that the average American eats 3 times a week.

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The Environmental Impact Of Your Hamburger
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