25th February, 2010 The headline read “Why I lost my appetite for meat”, the article was by a favourite novelist, but my wife wouldn’t pick up the magazine. “If I read it, I know I’ll have to become a vegetarian again and I just can’t bear to,” she said. I was braver — nothing this … Continue reading All this cheap meat will cost us the Earth
24th February 2010, The Guardian Online Even committed carnivores can't dodge the facts: we're going to have to cut down on the red stuff. A bit. "If one cares about the environment, one must care about eating animals ... Someone who regularly eats factory-farmed products cannot call himself an environmentalist without divorcing that word from … Continue reading Word of Mouth: Will turning vegetarian save the planet?
12th February 2010, Guardian Online Should children be taught about where meat comes from, or is it better that they come to realise the realities of rearing and slaughter later in life? Utterly mad and particularly British is this week's story of a Kent head teacher forced from her job because she slaughtered the school … Continue reading Word of Mouth: The parable of the slaughtered lamb