In order to promote such a diet, the strategy said research in Europe will focus on “increasing the availability and source of alternative proteins such as plant, microbial, marine, and insect-based proteins and meat substitutes.”
It is unclear how promoting a move to eat less meat will address these concerns, however, as plant-based meat substitutes are considered to be “ultra-processed” foods, which research has linked to weight gain as well as poor health and early death.
Swedish Govt Spends Millions Telling Citizens To Eat Insects To End Global Warming https://t.co/V8WDCPE2KX pic.twitter.com/tGJryqxhQh — Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) April 28, 2016
“The call to decarbonize the global economy by 80 per cent by 2050 can now only be described as glib in my opinion, as the underlying analysis shows it is only possible if we wish to see large parts of the population die from starvation, destitution or violence in the absence of enough low-carbon energy to sustain society,” he warned.
Eat In a Pod, Get Hair Cut In a Mask: Europe’s Lockdown Takes Strange Turn https://t.co/oRhQhNtuW6 — Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) May 19, 2020
Would you switch to an insect-based diet? Although insects are viewed as a highly promising solution to the challenges facing the food industry, many Europeans still see them as novelty food at best.@EURACTIVBerlin reports.https://t.co/15bRNTc0oO
— EURACTIV (@EURACTIV) March 7, 2020
— Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) April 28, 2016