Why taxing meat could save hundreds of thousands of lives every year (World Economic Forum)

The World Economic Forum published an article about the recent sentiment that consuming red and processed meats can have detrimental health effects such as heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, and cancer.  IFPRI research fellows Keith Wiebe and Sherman Robinson’s research was included in the article analyzing the impact of regulated red and processed meat consumption through a health tax on meat. 

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