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Are You a Flexitarian?

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Touch the Soil News #679 (Feature Photo – the largest beef feedlot in the United States is located in Southwestern Idaho and can house over 100,000 animals at a time.) The world of food preferences is changing, Concerns about the ecological impact of meat and the separate concern of animal welfare is driving change and changes in attitude. A recent poll by “Packaged Facts” reveals that 58 percent of consumers are concerned about animal welfare. To make the most of changing public attitude about meat and meat animals, food companies are looking to: Leveraging links between animal welfare and product health and sustainability. Market animal-welfare related products such as grass-fed…

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