America's increasing appetite for meat and poultry.
Americans were projected to have access to 224.6 pounds of red meat and poultry in 2022.
Per capita meat consumption reached a staggering 264 pounds per person in 2020.
In 2022, Americans consumed an average of 58.9 pounds of beef per capita.
The pork consumption per capita ranged between 51.1 to 51.6 pounds in the US.
Each year, Americans devour almost 8 billion chickens, making it a dominant meat choice.
In 2019, an average American consumed 19.2 pounds of fish and shellfish.
Chicken reigns supreme, with its consumption surpassing both beef and pork.
The US houses 2,785 slaughterhouses dedicated to red meat production.
Of all the meats, turkey is wasted the most in the US.
The US meat industry caters to the appetite of over 326 million people.
The environmental impact and sustainability concerns related to meat consumption.
Exploring the health implications of high meat consumption patterns.
The ethical debate surrounding the treatment of animals in the meat industry.
Innovations and alternatives to traditional meat sources.