A meatless Impossible slider is served at White Castle restaurant in Queens, New York. Health experts say that adopting a plant-based diet will help head off the threat of a pandemic far worse than Covid-19 – that of H7N9 bird flu, spread from battery chicken farms. Photo: Getty Images A meatless Impossible slider is served at White Castle restaurant in Queens, New York. Health experts say that adopting a plant-based diet will help head off the threat of a pandemic far worse than Covid-19 – that of H7N9 bird flu, spread from battery chicken farms. Photo: Getty Images
A meatless Impossible slider is served at White Castle restaurant in Queens, New York. Health experts say that adopting a plant-based diet will help head off the threat of a pandemic far worse than Covid-19 – that of H7N9 bird flu, spread from battery chicken farms. Photo: Getty Images
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Factory farming seen to trigger next global pandemic: choose plant-based meat alternatives to reduce the threat

  • Experts say the next pandemic will be a bird flu, H7N9, which so far has killed 40 per cent of people infected, making it 100 times deadlier than Covid-19 virus
  • It will start in battery chicken farms, so consuming less cheap, factory-farmed meat and eggs and eating more plant-based alternatives can help head it off

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A meatless Impossible slider is served at White Castle restaurant in Queens, New York. Health experts say that adopting a plant-based diet will help head off the threat of a pandemic far worse than Covid-19 – that of H7N9 bird flu, spread from battery chicken farms. Photo: Getty Images A meatless Impossible slider is served at White Castle restaurant in Queens, New York. Health experts say that adopting a plant-based diet will help head off the threat of a pandemic far worse than Covid-19 – that of H7N9 bird flu, spread from battery chicken farms. Photo: Getty Images
A meatless Impossible slider is served at White Castle restaurant in Queens, New York. Health experts say that adopting a plant-based diet will help head off the threat of a pandemic far worse than Covid-19 – that of H7N9 bird flu, spread from battery chicken farms. Photo: Getty Images
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