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Tofu worse for the environment than meat, say farmers

The Independen
Meat is often derided as one of the most environmentally damagingfoods to consume, but new research is leading some farmers to claim that tofu could be worse. Speaking atthe National Farmers Union (NFU) on Monday, Dr Graham McAuliffeof the Rothamsted Institute explained that his unpublished research on tofu has found that the soya-based protein could have a more drastic impact on the planet than beef, pork and chicken.

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