http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/28/health/28brod.html?_r=1&em We pretty much already know this, but the size of this study is impressive, and only reinforces what we already understood about the health risks of eating red meat. So raising cattle is not only resource wasteful but eating it is bad for us. Do you eat red meat? Do you mind its deleterious impact on your health? Another interesting question is why do Americans accept low quality factory foods? Foods grown locally are better, less resource intensive, and cheaper.