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Should I Eat Meat? - How to Feed the Planet

Episode 2 of 19

Series exploring topical scientific issues. Dr Michael Mosley investigates the impact of meat production on the planet and discovers what meat eco-friendly carnivores should buy.

Dr Michael Mosley seeks to establish the truth about meat. Every year, humans raise and eat 65 billion animals - nine animals for every person on the globe. In this eye-opening documentary, Michael examines the impact that this is having on the planet and finds out what meat eco-friendly carnivores should be buying. Is it better to buy free-range organic or factory-farmed meat? The answers are far from obvious.

1 hour

How safe is eating meat?

How safe is eating meat?
There have been a lot of news reports about the health risks of meat eating, but are they justified? Dr Michael Mosley writes for BBC News about his Horizon investigation.


Role Contributor
Director Michael Lachmann
Producer Michael Lachmann
Series Editor Steve Crabtree


  • Wed 20 Aug 2014 21:00
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