Report pinpoints meat production as the leading source of deadly pollution

May 11, 2021

A scenic view of a red barn, silos, and cows. Poor air quality caused by food production in the United States is estimated to result in 16,000 deaths annually, 80 percent of which are related to animal production, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota. The research also found there are measures farmers and consumers alike can take to reduce the air quality-related health impacts of the food we eat. Continue to the full article.