The controversy of tension between ministers over the campaign to reduce meat intake has again landed in a press conference, specifically after the meeting of the Council of Ministers. The head of Consumption, Alberto Garzón, has been asked if he felt unauthorized by the Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, when he said about his initiative that a “steak to the point” was “unbeatable.”
In this sense, Garzón has responded that on this matter “everything that had to be said has already been written and said”, but his opinion has not changed. The minister has stressed that “there is no move” of what was stated during the controversy raised by his campaign, given that he defended the extensive livestock model, and recalled that he is part of a progressive government “deeply committed” to fighting change. climate.
United for the fight against climate change
Although Garzón has not responded directly to the question posed by journalists, he has hinted that the government’s line is the one he has defended, by reiterating said commitment in the fight against climate change.
[La ganadería extensiva] It is a model that we need to defend Alberto Garzón, Minister of Consumption
It has also influenced that in this fight is “especially important” “social, family and extensive” livestock, a model “perfectly sustainable, which creates employment, prevents fires and protects the local economy.”
“It is a model that we need to defend,” emphasized the Minister of Consumption to insist that the Executive is aware of the “catastrophic” consequences of climate change, especially serious in the Mediterranean basin and in Spain, especially in this type of sector.
This article originally appeared on The HuffPost and has been updated.