A section of Bittman’s weekly links roundup of special interest to vegetarians:
A Vienna University of Technology study says if you want to help the environment switching to organic is a lot less productive than just eating less meat. Different story, same ending: Tufts food economist explains why not all food price increases are bad (spoiler alert: they can lead to drastic forms of moderation like. . .gulp. . .eating a little less meat.)
If you can crowd out half the animal products in your diet by eating more vegan foods, within a few months you’ll discover that crowding out the other half of your animal products is a piece of cake. Anytime omnivores decide to cut their meat consumption, they inevitably get a glimpse of the diversity of a well-planned vegan diet. Link.