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National Cattlemen's Beef Association

'Better' Burgers Worse For Your Health, No Better For The Climate

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

Americans' love affair with beef has consequences beyond our borders. According to Boucher's 2012 study, U.S. beef consumption helps drive tropical deforestation, which is now responsible for about 10 percent of the world's carbon emissions. As demand for beef goes up worldwide, so does deforestation.

'B.S. It's What's For Dinner': Conservatives and Cattlemen Coddle Rich Kids, Stiff Seniors

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Organizations like the National Cattlemen's Beef Association are supposed to help their members by making sure people can and do buy their products. So why aren't they fighting the pro-rich-people austerity policies that are killing the market for beef?