Animal agriculture is a leading cause of overfishing, wildlife destruction, deforestation, land degradation, and depletion of freshwater. Factory farming is responsible for 65% of all human-related nitrous oxide emissions and an absurd amount of methane and carbon dioxide emissions, and it also contributes to world hunger.
On this episode of the G and Coletti show we had the opportunity to interview Ocean Robbins. He is the grandson of the cofounder of the Baskin Robbins empire and he and his father, John Robbins, are out of the ice cream business and they are huge advocates of Non-GMO's, eating organic and the dangers of factory farming.
The new and improved Belgium food pyramid looks a little different than the food guides in North America, and for good reason. Sitting at the top of the pyramid are water, fruits, vegetables, tofu, and noodles, and animal products all rest far below their plant-based alternatives.