POSITIONING – Asked Wednesday about their personal relationship to meat during the debate organized on LCI before the environmental primary, the candidates detailed their eating habits. Only one of them is totally vegetarian.
They want the French to eat less meat, but are they consuming it themselves? Asked Wednesday evening on the subject during the debate organized on LCI, the five candidates for the primary environmentalist detailed their eating habits. The opportunity to learn that only one of them is totally vegetarian, far from received ideas about them.
“I’m almost vegan”, thus indicated Jean-Marc Governatori, assuming not to eat, already, “neither meat nor fish”. “The first ecological act is not to eat it”, he added, indicating that “our planet is losing a million hectares of forest per year” due to the global consumption of meat “.
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“I eat it”, explained for his part the MEP Yannick Jadot. While specifying that he only ate meat “from peasant breeding”, and “mostly organic”. “I love the pastures“, he continued. “I know we need to cut down on meat consumption, but it shapes the landscapes and it’s good.”
Same fight for Delphine Batho, who says on her side “flexitarian”. “It’s about eating a lot less from time to time. Less and better.” And the deputy and former minister to specify that she eats … “from the meat of the breeding farms to the grass of Deux-Sèvres”, his electoral district of course. The mayor of Grenoble, Eric Piolle, also eats meat, but says he is sensitive to the need to reduce its consumption and to leave the agricultural model of intensive breeding.
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As for Delphine Rousseau, she is not vegetarian either, but could well become one, she explains. “I eat it twice a week, as the IPCC suggests”, she assures. “The vast majority of my campaign team are and I am pushed very strongly to be totally vegetarian.”
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