Meat Week The role of meat in our lives, our culture and our environment is the subject of a weeklong series on Morning Edition.

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Unlike Chicken And Pork, Beef Still Begins With Small Family Ranches

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Some Americans are cutting back on red meat, and health concerns seem to be the biggest reason they're doing it, a survey found. Shmeliova Natalia/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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A Nation Of Meat Eaters: See How It All Adds Up

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App Will Match Farmers With Meat Distributors

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The Making Of Meat-Eating America

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We Evolved To Eat Meat, But How Much Is Too Much?

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