‘We’ve Cut Out Beef:’ Food Website Cancels Beef to Reduce Global Emissions

‘We’ve Cut Out Beef:’ Food Website Cancels Beef to Reduce Global Emissions


A food website named Epicurious will cancel beef recipes to reduce global emissions but will keep past beef recipes in the archive, the publication wrote Monday.

“It might not feel like much, but cutting out just a single ingredient—beef—can have an outsize impact on making a person’s cooking more environmentally friendly,” Epicurious wrote.

As a result, “Beef won’t appear in new Epicurious recipes, articles, or newsletters. It will not show up on our homepage. It will be absent from our Instagram feed,” the publican said. “We’ve cut out beef… Our readers have rallied around the recipes we published in beef’s place.”

The publication claims that “Almost 15 percent of greenhouse gas emissions globally come from livestock (and everything involved in raising it); 61 percent of those emissions can be traced back to beef.”

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Epicurious will not delete past beef recipes from their archive, however. “Some of you will wonder if Epicurious has

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