How much meat do Canadians eat?

A new analysis of the data from Statistics Canada shows that Canadians consume a moderate amount of meat. On average, Canadians consume 41 grams of cooked fresh meat, such as beef, pork, lamb and veal, per day, about half the size of the palm of your hand. They also consume cooked poultry meat and cook red meat in modest quantities: 28 grams per day, which is approximately two slices of deli or ham.

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The American Cattlemen’s Association declares its intention to strictly define “meat” and “beef”

Earlier this month, the American Farmers Association filed a 15-page petition with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to formally define the term “beef” after it was reported that companies such as Impossible foods and beyond the meat, they were race to replace the meat with vegetable ingredients.

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Study/ 1 in 5 sausages contain undeclared meats: beef, pork, chicken or turkey

The study financed from the Federal budget, showed that 20 percent of the sausages taken from grocery stores across Canada, contained meat that was not on the label.

A study published this week in the journal Food Control, was carried out by researchers from the University of Guelph and the Canadian Agency of inspection of food products. Read more