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The Environmental Impact of Meat
(Released January 2012)

  by Ethan Goffman  


Key Citations



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  1. Determination of environmental impacts of antimicrobial usage for US Northern Great Plains swine-production facilities: a life-cycle assessment approach
    The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Vol. 16, No. 1, Jan 2011, pp. 27-39

  2. Entomophagy and human food security
    International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, Vol. 31, No. 3, Sep 2011, pp. 129-144

  3. Environmental impacts of changes to healthier diets in Europe
    Ecological Economics, Vol. 70, No. 10, Aug 15, 2011, pp. 1776-1788

  4. Environmental Impacts of Cultured Meat Production
    Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 45, No. 14, Jul 15, 2011, pp. 6117

  5. Grassland systems of red meat production: integration between biodiversity, plant nutrient utilisation, greenhouse gas emissions and meat nutritional quality
    Animal: an International Journal of Animal Bioscience, Vol. 5, No. 9, Sep 2011, pp. 1432-1441

  6. How does co-product handling affect the carbon footprint of milk? Case study of milk production in New Zealand and Sweden
    The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Vol. 16, No. 5, Jun 2011, pp. 420-430

  7. Livestock and the Environment
    Issues, Vol. 94, Mar 2011, pp. 44-45

  8. Prospectus of cultured meat—advancing meat alternatives
    Journal of Food Science and Technology, Vol. 48, No. 2, Apr 2011, pp. 125-140

  9. Accounting for water use in Australian red meat production
    The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Vol. 15, No. 3, Mar 2010, pp. 311-320

  10. Agriculture and the Environment; Researchers from Democritus University describe findings in agriculture and the environment
    Food Weekly Focus, No. 1944-1738, Jul 29, 2010, pp. 314

  11. Comparing environmental impacts for livestock products: A review of life cycle assessments
    Livestock science., Vol. 128, No. 1-3, Mar 2010, pp. 1-11

  12. Environmental impact evaluation of conventional, organic and organic-plus poultry production systems using life cycle assessment
    World's poultry science journal, Vol. 66, No. 1, Mar 2010, pp. 95-114

  13. Feed people, not cattle, UN panel urges; Growing population and agriculture's environmental impact create the potential for 'disaster'
    The Vancouver Sun, No. 08321299, Jun 2, 2010, pp. B.4

  14. Genotype-environment interactions for growth and carcass traits in different pig breeds kept under conventional and organic production systems
    Animal: an International Journal of Animal Bioscience, Vol. 4, No. 4, Apr 2010, pp. 535-544

  15. Impact of organic pig production systems on CO sub(2) emission, C sequestration and nitrate pollution
    Agronomy for Sustainable Development, Vol. 30, No. 4, Mar 31, 2010, pp. 721-731

  16. Meat and Morality: Alternatives to Factory Farming
    Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 5, 2010, pp. 455-468

  17. The Meat Crisis: Developing More Sustainable Production and Consumption
    Earthscan Publications Ltd., 2010

  18. Prolonged expression and production of Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin A in processed pork meat
    International journal of food microbiology, Vol. 141, No. 0168-1605, Jul 31, 2010, pp. S69-S74

  19. Brazilian Pig Production: Environmental Licensing
    Revista de Politica Agricola, Vol. 18, No. 4, Oct 2009, pp. 18-28

  20. Development of an environment-friendly feeding management for pond-reared fish species in the Segara Anakan Lagoon, Java, Indonesia
    Regional Environmental Change, Vol. 9, No. 4, Dec 2009, pp. 329-333

  21. Exponential Growth, Animal Welfare, Environmental and Food Safety Impact: The Case of China's Livestock Production
    Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2009, pp. 217-240

  22. Land use and cover change in Japan and Tokyo's appetite for meat
    Sustainability Science, Vol. 4, No. 2, Oct 2009, pp. 165-177

  23. Water and its role in food and health security – the importance of water to food production
    Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 18, No. 4, Dec 2009, pp. 501-6

  24. Antibiotic resistance genes and identification of staphylococci collected from the production chain of swine meat commodities
    Food microbiology., Vol. 25, No. 0740-0020, February 2008, pp. 196-201

  25. Feeding livestock food residue and the consequences for the environmental impact of meat
    Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 16, No. 12, 2008, pp. 1227-1233

  26. Lowering meat consumption good for health, environment
    Miramichi Leader, May 19, 2008, pp. B.8

  27. Meeting the Demand: An Estimation of Potential Future Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Meat Production
    Ecological Economics, Vol. 67, No. 3, Oct 2008, pp. 412-419

  28. Agriculture and the Developing World: Intensive Animal Production, a Growing Environmental Problem
    Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 4, Summer 2007, pp. 809-816

  29. An economic analysis of the human health impacts of antibiotic use in food animal production and the demand for antibiotic-free meat.
    Dissertation Abstracts International. Vol. 68, no. 04, suppl. A, 186 p. 2007.

  30. Microbial challenges of poultry meat production
    World's poultry science journal, Vol. 63, No. 3, Sep 2007, pp. 401-411

  31. Socioeconomic Consequences of Mercury Use and Pollution
    Ambio, Vol. 36, No. 1, Feb 2007, pp. 45-61

  32. Impacts of Novel Protein Foods on Sustainable Food Production and Consumption: Lifestyle Change and Environmental Policy
    Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 35, No. 1, Sep 2006, pp. 59-59

  33. Environmental Assessment of Plant Protection Strategies Using Scenarios for Pig Feed Production
    Ambio, Vol. 34, No. 4/5, Jun 2005, pp. 408-13

  34. Environmental Systems Analysis of Pig Production – The Impact of Feed Choice (12 pp)
    The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Vol. 10, No. 2, Mar 2005, pp. 143-154

  35. Cross-National Meat and Fish Consumption: Exploring the Effects of Modernization and Ecological Context
    Ecological Economics, Vol. 48, No. 3, Mar 2004, pp. 293-302

  36. Impact of Microbial Ecology of Meat and Poultry Products on Predictions from Exposure Assessment Scenarios for Refrigerated Storage
    Risk Analysis, Vol. 23, No. 1, Feb 2003, pp. 215-228

  37. Sustainability of meat-based and plant-based diets and the environment
    The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 78, No. 3S, Sep 2003, pp. S660-S663

  38. Toward sustainable production of protein-rich foods: Appraisal of eight crops for Western Europe. Part I. Analysis of the primary links of the production chain
    Critical reviews in food science and nutrition, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2002, pp. 377-401

  39. The environment and pork production: the Oklahoma industry at a crossroads.
    Review of agricultural economics., Vol. 23, No. 1, April 2001, pp. 265-274

  40. Production of antifreeze glycoproteins in cultured and wild juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhus L.) in a common laboratory environment
    Canadian journal of zoology, Vol. 79, No. 4, Apr 2001, pp. 610-615

  41. Trends in food production and consumption: Swedish experiences from environmental and cultural impacts
    International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2001, pp. 392-406

  42. What are the livestock industries doing, and what do they need from us?
    Journal of Animal Science, Vol. 77, No. 2, Feb 1999, pp. 361-6

  43. The combined effects of environmental conditions related to meat fermentation on growth and lipase production by the starter culture Staphylococcus xylosus.
    Food microbiology., Vol. 13, No. 3, June 1996, pp. 265-274

  44. Aquaculture: the Blue Revolution: the Green Revolution has led to remarkable increases in grain production during the past 30 years, will the Blue Revolution do the same for world fish production?
    Ecodecision, No. 18, Fall 1995, pp. 66-70

  45. Poultry production's environmental impact on water quality.
    Poultry science, Vol. 70, No. 5, May 1991, pp. 1123-1125

  46. On insect species used as human food.
    MITT.ENTOMOL.GES., BASEL., Vol. 32, No. 4, 1982, pp. 99-103