Posted on June 4, 2011 at 8:43pm
Average and Total Numbers of Animals
Who Died to Feed Americans in 2009
Material compiled and summarized by Noam Mohr.
In 2009, the average American meat eater was responsible for about 198 deaths: 1/7 of a cow, 2/5 of a pig, 1 turkey, 1½ chickens for eggs, 25
chickens for meat, 40 fish, and 130 shellfish. In all, 8.25 billion land animals and 51 billion sea animals died to feed Americans. Over a
lifetime, this… Continue