Dutch City is On Pace to Being First to Prohibit Most Meat Ads

Dutch City is On Pace to Being First to Prohibit Most Meat Ads


The Dutch city of Haarlem is planning on prohibiting most meat advertisements from being posted on public spaces due to the food’s alleged climate impact.

At a glance, this city will be the first to ban such an ad, which is set to take place in 2024.

This initiative was initially put forward by GroenLinks — a green political party. The meat industry and free speech advocates have opposed this measure. The latter believes that this measure constitutes a violation of free speech. 

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The UN claims livestock generates more over 14% of all man-made greenhouse gases, which includes methane.

“Meat is very harmful to the environment. We cannot tell people that there is a climate crisis and encourage them to buy products that

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