Uproar after research claims red meat poses no health risk
One expert says findings by international experts represent ‘egregious abuse of evidence’
Others said Johnston and colleagues were wrong to exclude environmental concerns about damage to the planet from clearing forests and animal farming from their work.
The lead author of the EAT-Lancet Commission, which in January advocated a plant-based diet for both environmental sustainability and health, excoriated the new work.
“This report has layers of flaws and is the most egregious abuse of evidence that I have ever seen,” said Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, himself a vegan.
Just who was it you were saying was egregiously abusing the evidence?
The one who is conflating the health of Gaia with that of our gut or not?