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UK study recommends health tax on red and processed meat

National Farmers' Union (NFU) defends meat’s quality in face of Oxford University researchers calling for 20% increase in cost of red meat to reduce healthcare costs.

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A new study from researchers at the Oxford Martin School, part of Oxford University, has found that a health tax on red and processed meat could prevent more than 220,000 deaths and save over US$40 billion in healthcare costs every year.

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