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Allen, Paul, et al. “What Would Happen If Everyone Went Vegan?” BBC Good Food, 16 Feb. 1970, www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/what-would-world-look-if-everyone-went-vegan.

Batheja, Aman. “The Time Oprah Winfrey Beefed with the Texas Cattle Industry.” The Texas Tribune, The Texas Tribune, 10 Jan. 2018, www.texastribune.org/2018/01/10/time-oprah-winfrey-beefed-texas-cattle-industry/.

Becuţ, A. G., & Puerto, K. L. i. . “Introduction. Food History and Identity: Food and Eating Practices as Elements of Cultural Heritage, Identity and Social Creativity.” International Review of Social Research, 7(1), 1-4. Doi:10.1515/Irsr-2017-0001 , 2017.

Bestor, C. “How Sushi Went Global.” Foreign Policy, 19 Nov. 2009, foreignpolicy.com/2009/11/19/how-sushi-went-global/.

“Cheap Imports Boost Japan's Beef Supply.” Nippon.com, 15 Mar. 2019, www.nippon.com/en/features/h00306/cheap-imports-boost-japan’s-beef-supply.html.

Fobar, Rachel. “Japan Will Resume Commercial Whaling. Get the Facts.” Japan Will Resume Commercial Whaling and Leave the IWC. Get the Facts., 1 July 2019, www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/12/japan-considers-leaving-international-whaling-commission/.

Gates, Bill. “Future of Food.” Gatesnotes.com, 21 Apr. 2019, www.gatesnotes.com/About-Bill-Gates/Future-of-Food.

Ge, Mengpin, et al. “6 Graphs Explain the World's Top 10 Emitters.” World Resources Institute, 12 Dec. 2019, www.wri.org/blog/2014/11/6-graphs-explain-world-s-top-10-emitters.

Gibbens, Sarah, and Nasa. “Can Methane Burps Be Bred out of Cows?” National Geographic, 3 July 2019, www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/07/can-methane-burps-be-bred-out-of-cows/.

Gould, Skye. “The Countries Where People Eat the Most Meat.” Business Insider, Business Insider, 26 Sept. 2015, www.businessinsider.com/where-do-people-eat-the-most-meat-2015-9.

Haley, Mildred. “Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Monthly Outlook: January 2020.” USDA ERS, Jan. 2020, www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=95711.

“How Nimai Delgado Built a Championship Physique on a Meatless Diet.” Muscle & Fitness, 29 Apr. 2019, www.muscleandfitness.com/athletes-celebrities/interviews/how-nimai-delgado-built-championship-physique-meatless-diet/.

“Interest in Veganism Is Surging.” The Economist, The Economist Newspaper, 29 Jan. 2020, www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2020/01/29/interest-in-veganism-is-surging.

“Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2014.” Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2014, 2016, 19january2017snapshot.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-04/documents/us-ghg-inventory-2016-chapter-5-agriculture.pdf.

“Japan Lifts Age Restrictions on U.S. Beef Imports That Were Imposed in 2003 to Counter Mad Cow Disease.” The Japan Times, 17 May 2017, www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/05/17/national/japan-finally-lifts-age-restrictions-u-s-beef-imports/#.Xp7M5dMzbRZ.

Kitagawa, Jane. “Vegan Store: Japan's First Vegan Convenience Store.” The Japan Times, 18 Jan. 2020, www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2020/01/18/food/vegan-store-japans-first-vegan-convenience-store/#.Xp7NetMzbRZ.

“Limit Red and Processed Meat.” World Cancer Research Fund, 15 Aug. 2019, www.wcrf.org/dietandcancer/recommendations/limit-red-processed-meat.

Megumi, Fukumitsu. “Seafood from the World to Tables in Japan.” NIPPONIA, 15 June 2002, web-japan.org/nipponia/nipponia21/en/feature/feature03.html.

“North American Meat Institute.” Masthead, 2017, www.meatinstitute.org/index.php?ht=d/sp/i/47465/pid/47465.

Postman, Neil. Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Showbusiness. Methuen, 2007.

Rath, Eric C. Japans Cuisines: Food, Place and Identity. 2016.

“Report: Dairy In Japan.” EU Business in Japan, www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/library/publication/report-dairy-in-japan.

Ritchie, Hannah. “Which Countries Eat the Most Meat?” BBC News, BBC, 4 Feb. 2019, www.bbc.com/news/health-47057341.

“The Politics Of Meat | Modern Meat | FRONTLINE.” PBS, Public Broadcasting Service, www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/meat/politics/.

Wanatanabe, Zenjiro. “Removal of the Ban on Meat.” Food Culture, https://www.kikkoman.co.jp/kiifc/foodculture/pdf_09/e_002_008.pdf.

Workman, Daniel. “Pork Imports by Country.” World's Top Exports, 6 Nov. 2019, www.worldstopexports.com/international-markets-for-imported-pork-by-country/.

Yaffe-bellany, David. “The New Makers of Plant-Based Meat? Big Meat Companies.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 14 Oct. 2019, www.nytimes.com/2019/10/14/business/the-new-makers-of-plant-based-meat-big-meat-companies.html.

Zaraska, Marta. Meathooked: the History and Science of Our 2.5-Million-Year Love Affair with Meat. Basic Books, a Member of the Perseus Books Group, 2016.