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Petition Take action to end factory farming and reduce meat and dairy consumption

In order to improve public health, combat climate change and reduce animal suffering, the Government should:

1. Commit to end factory farming, starting by phasing out existing ‘megafarms'.
2. Set a target of a 50% reduction in meat and dairy consumption by 2030 and impose taxes to achieve this.

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Factory farming can spread disease and cause animal suffering and is contributing to climate change, with over 37% of methane emissions originating from factory farming.

Meat and dairy consumption can also negatively impact human health, and WHO has classified processed meat as a Group 1 carcinogen.

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