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gmax  ·  3326 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The 4 Ways People Rationalize Eating Meat

I think it's actually the reverse, where a lot of the world's and especially the US's agricultural production goes to feeding livestock which are eventually processed, rather than just using farmland to produce food for people. Meat tends to only be more efficient on marginal areas like grassland which can feed livestock but not humans, but that's not how most livestock are raised in the US anyways.