Global food producers ‘failing to face up to role’ in climate crisis

Report urges meat, dairy and seafood companies to address impact of industrys deforestation, use of antibiotics and emissions The worlds biggest producers of meat, dairy and seafood are failing to tackle the enormous impact they are having on the planet through deforestation, the routine use of antibiotics and greenhouse gas emissions, a report warns. The index ranks 50 of the largest global meat, dairy and fish producers by looking at risk factors from use of antibiotics to deforestation and labour abuses. The producers are the hidden supply chain, providing meat and dairy to global brands including McDonalds, Tesco, Nestl and Walmart. The index is written by investment experts who want to encourage awareness of the risks posed to the planet …