Wednesday, 29 November 2023 13:55

Plant-based joke

Written by  Milking It

OPINION: Some users of social media website X, formerly Twitter, are hard to understand.

Here’s one. This user, describing himself as a campaigner, storyteller and gardener erroneously claims Fonterra is responsible for the death of 2890 people. He bases this slanderous claim on Fonterra’s 12.8m tonnes of CO2 emissions and using a “conservative mortality cost formula of 226 deaths per million tonnes of carbon”.

When asked, what’s the alternative to closing NZ’s dairy production on the economy, this joker suggests shifting to plant-based diets.

This lead one farmer to chip in – “You’re proof a plant-based diet is lacking in essential fats for brain function”.

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