Happy New Year everyone! 2011 was a great year for the animals, and 2012 is going to be even better. Mercy for Animals writes that the USDA is predicting a steep drop in US meat consumption in the new year (12% less than 2007). And turns out meat consumption has been declining for the past four years. The tide is definitely turning!
Read the full report here: Daily Livestock Report pdf. The graph above comes from that report — kinda gross to think that the average American consumes about their own body weight in meat every year!