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Checks and Balance: From our archive—beef encounter

Checks and Balance: From our archive—beef encounter

Update: 2022-11-251
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At Thanksgiving Americans express gratitude for family, the harvest… and a big, juicy turkey.  Americans consume the most meat per person, but that's not good for the planet. In an episode first released in November 2021, we ask: could they cut back?

 

The Economist’s Jon Fasman and his sons prepare the Thanksgiving turkey. We go back to a nationwide contest to find the perfect chicken. And Caroline Bushnell from The Good Food Institute discusses how to wean Americans off meat.  

 

John Prideaux hosts with Charlotte Howard.


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Checks and Balance: From our archive—beef encounter

Checks and Balance: From our archive—beef encounter