Beef is the fast food with the worst impact on the climate, and fast food is a major source of beef consumption in the US. Photo: Shutterstock
Beef is the fast food with the worst impact on the climate, and fast food is a major source of beef consumption in the US. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Fast food and climate change: ‘high impact’ labels could steer diners away from beef and towards greener alternatives, study finds

  • Nearly two-thirds of people who saw beef options labelled ‘high climate impact’ on menus chose more sustainable options such as vegetarian, chicken or fish
  • With more information, people could make better choices both in terms of healthiness and sustainability, a climate expert says

Beef is the fast food with the worst impact on the climate, and fast food is a major source of beef consumption in the US. Photo: Shutterstock
Beef is the fast food with the worst impact on the climate, and fast food is a major source of beef consumption in the US. Photo: Shutterstock
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