Cross Country Checkup

Is it wrong to eat meat?

From Beyond Meat burgers to Canada's ban on shark fins to disagreement over the country's new food guide, is the drop in Canada’s per capita meat eating virtuous or virtue signalling?
Beyond Meat markets their plant-based burgers as healthier and more environmentally compared to beef. Do you buy it? (CBC)
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Whether it's a plant-based patty or hamburger, farmed or wild Pacific salmon — what you put on the grill this scorching hot summer might not be to everyone's taste. Climate change, ethical eating, and nutritional research have made the choice to eat or not eat meat more fraught than ever.

From Beyond Meat burgers to Canada's ban on shark fins to disagreement over the country's new food guide, is the drop in Canada's per capita meat eating virtuous or virtue signalling?

Our question this week: Is it wrong to eat meat?

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