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TV’s anti-meat indoctrination of children by vegans and vegetarians leaves a nasty taste

13 18 24

Finally, there has been a bit of a backlash to the anti-meat crusade promoted by the BBC children’s programme Blue Peter. Numerous farmers and parents have reacted after the show urged its young viewers to go vegetarian as part of its climate change challenge.

Apparently, kids can now work towards a Blue Peter ‘green badge’ by choosing a vegetarian option for a meal. The show’s website suggests that embracing this approach is a marker of “true climate hero behaviour.”

One farmer, Andrew Ward MBE, complained, “Bloody diabolical. The BBC do not have any morals. Targeting children to push the anti-meat agenda is a new low.”

The BBC has responded to criticism to the promotion of vegetarianism by the show by claiming that “we are not asking Blue Peter viewers to give up meat.” And strictly speaking the BBC is right. The presenters have not stated explicitly, ‘children stop eating meat.’

However, what Blue Peter has been doing for some time is promoting pro-vegan and anti-meat........

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