Caveats: Data is from a compilation of databases from Small World Consulting and 3 Degrees Inc. Beef and lamb specific cut footprint calculations were made based on USDA pricing. There is further information on the data points with asterisks at the bottom of the table.





Ingredient - conventional unless otherwise notedCO2e per lb of ingredientEquivalency: Gallons of Gas
FEEDLOT Beef: Primal Rib18.012.05
FEEDLOT Beef: Primal Loin16.021.81
FEEDLOTBeef: Primal Chuck9.881.12
FEEDLOT Beef: Primal Brisket8.160.92
FEEDLDOT Beef: Primal Flank 6.770.76
FEEDLOT Beef: Offal0.380.04
GRASS FED Beef4.390.50
AMP GRAZED Beef*-3.01*-0.34
CARBON Ranched Beef - Stemple Creek Ranch*-21.70*-2.45
FEEDLOT Lamb: Rack13.871.57
FEEDLOT Lamb: Loin9.021.02
FEEDLOT Lamb: Foreshank6.640.75
FEEDLOT Lamb: Leg6.020.68
FEEDLOT Lamb: Shoulders5.360.61
FEEDLOT Lamb: Breast3.500.39
FEEDLOT Lamb: Neck2.220.25
FEEDLOT Lamb: Offal0.110.01
FEEDLOT Pork4.120.47
FEEDLOT Chicken1.280.14
FEEDLOT Eggs / Dozen3.000.34
FARMED Trout1.760.20
WILD Trout1.500.17
Flat Fish1.500.17
Tuna1.470.17
Shrimp1.360.15
Seabass0.820.09
Salmon0.820.09
Herring or Sardines0.290.03
Mackerel0.100.01
Oysters/Mussels/Scallops0.040.00
Crab0.040.00
Cheese5.510.62
Cow Milk0.440.05
Soy Milk0.090.01
Nut Milk0.150.02
Butter4.380.50
Cream2.070.23
Yogurt1.230.14
Ice Cream0.490.06
Vegetable Oil1.600.18
Squash/Alliums/Apples0.090.01
Avocado/beet/chicory/lettuce0.180.02
Berries/Grapes/Stone Fruit0.230.03
Grains/Flours0.320.04
Kernza*0.00*0.00*
Rice1.330.15
Most Beans0.560.06
Chocolate1.270.14
Sugar0.380.04
Syrup0.360.04
Condiments0.540.06
Salt0.540.06
Spices2.960.33
Vinegar0.540.06
Yeast0.370.04
Spirits & Liquers0.940.11
Beer0.470.05
Coca Cola0.090.01
Tea -Dry2.820.32
Coffee - Beans2.960.33
Wine0.770.09