As the meat industry continues to grow, the export and import of live animals is becoming more attractive for conventional meat suppliers, who send animals across the globe for profit. During transport billions of animals a year suffer under extreme conditions often left dehydrated, exhausted, stressed and ill.
The aviation industry is drastically growing, is plane travel too much for people to give up at the expense of our environment.
In response to issues of the environment and animal welfare, vegan and vegetarian diets are on the rise. Three Artefact reporters explore a new range of meat alternatives that have entered the market and speak to The Vegetarian Society to hear their approach to promoting the lifestyle.