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November 08, 2018 - BBC News

Should there be a tax on red meat?

Should there be a tax on red meat?
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Scientists at the University of Oxford say governments should consider imposing price hikes on red meat - such as beef, lamb and pork - to reduce consumption.  

They say it would save lives and more than £700m in UK healthcare costs, according to new research. 

Various research has linked eating red meat to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

Read more at BBC News


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