Where we've been
It's true that the first humans did likely eat meat
. Despite this, the concept of eating large amounts of meat would not only be shocking to the more than two-thirds of the world
that has limited to no meat intake, but also to the great grandparents of our most intense meat consumers.
The idea of eating large amounts of meat is a relatively new one
The idea of eating large amounts of meat is a relatively new one, brought on in industrialized nations by easier transportation and storage mechanisms
. There are entire long culinary histories that have little or no meat content, and yet are still considered to be very healthy and delicious. Check out the graphic below to see just how new of a concept raising livestock for meat consumption is.
Even more: News
and the FAQ
AnimalFreedom.org - Desireable Meat
History of meat consumption with projections.Click now to view
Michael Blue Jay - Vegetarianism History
History of Vegetarianism in the US, 1900 to present.Click now to view