University bans sale of all beef products on campus

A university across the pond has a major beef with one menu item on campus and so school officials have banned the product entirely.

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Students at Goldsmiths, University of London, can scrap beef burgers, burritos and other on-campus favorite meals as the college bans the sale of all beef products in an attempt to become carbon neutral by 2025.

“Declaring a climate emergency cannot be empty words,” the university’s new warden, professor Frances Corner, said in a statement on Monday.

The measure includes removing all beef products from campus food outlets by the start of the 2019 academic year. The university will introduce a 12-cent levy on bottled water and discourage the use of single-use plastic cups.

“I truly believe we face a defining moment in global history and Goldsmiths now stands shoulder to shoulder with other organizations willing to call the alarm and take urgent action to cut carbon use,” Corner said.

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Students will be given additional opportunities to study climate change with new academic courses on the subject being offered at the university.