Lancet Medical Journal Report on Meat Consumption

A report published January 16, 2019 in the Lancet medical journal encourages people to drastically reduce meat consumption in order to be healthy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Several meat and livestock industry organizations have developed discussion points that can be used when asked about the report:

Animal Ag Alliance

North American Meat Institute

National Pork Producers Council

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (UK)

USMEF has not received any media requests on the report, but if you receive such a request please contact Joe Schuele at 303-547-0030 or