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October 22, 2020 - DutchNews.nl

Meat consumption rises, Dutch now eat 200 million chickens a year

Meat consumption rises, Dutch now eat 200 million chickens a year
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Meat consumption went up for the second year in a row in 2019, but the increase appears to be down to flexitarians and tourists, research by Wageningen Economic research for animal welfare organisation Wakker Dier has shown.

‘This is a very worrying trend at a time when every problem we face requires less meat consumption, from climate change to nitrogen emissions, deforestation, the effects on health and last but not least the treatment of the animals themselves,’ Anne Hilhorst of Wakker Dier said.

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