Why does Sweden’s love for vegetarianism create an appetite for objection?

Why does Sweden’s love for vegetarianism create an appetite for objection?

A number of schools in Sweden have cut meat from their menus in recent years, sometimes provoking strong reactions, and companies have also experienced backlashes.

Swedes’ meat consumption continues to decrease

Swedes’ meat consumption continues to decrease

Meat consumption in Sweden drops by record amount

Meat consumption in Sweden drops by record amount

Radioactive boar shot dead in Sweden – 31 years after Chernobyl disaster

Radioactive boar shot dead in Sweden – 31 years after Chernobyl disaster

Swedes are consuming more meat than ever: report

Swedes are consuming more meat than ever: report

Meat-free days soaring in Swedish schools

Meat-free days soaring in Swedish schools

‘Swedes, ditch meat on the barbecue this summer’

‘Swedes, ditch meat on the barbecue this summer’

Swedes: eating less beef is key to meeting climate targets

Swedes: eating less beef is key to meeting climate targets

Swedish racer defends eating own dead horse

Swedish racer defends eating own dead horse

Swedish hot dog meat could cause cancer

Swedish hot dog meat could cause cancer

Sweden cooks up higher local meat prices

Sweden cooks up higher local meat prices

Row as uni riding club dishes up horse meat

Row as uni riding club dishes up horse meat

Listeria fears prompt meat recall in Sweden

Listeria fears prompt meat recall in Sweden

Salmonella prompts Coop hamburger recall

Salmonella prompts Coop hamburger recall

Farmers target meat-free school with free burgers

Farmers target meat-free school with free burgers

Tick bites can lead to meat allergies: study

Tick bites can lead to meat allergies: study

Criminal charges for ICA meat labelling scandal

Criminal charges for ICA meat labelling scandal

Pigs boiled alive at Swedish meat plants

Pigs boiled alive at Swedish meat plants

Guilty verdicts in ICA meat cheat scandal

Guilty verdicts in ICA meat cheat scandal

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Old meat rations on sale in Sweden

Swedish grocers’ earnings outstrip CEOs

Swedish grocers’ earnings outstrip CEOs

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Russia bans imports of Swedish meat

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Three cases of rare meat allergy at Stockholm hospital

Sweden close to pig ear export deal with China

Sweden close to pig ear export deal with China

Worker’s hand minced in Swedish meatball mishap

Worker’s hand minced in Swedish meatball mishap

Dyed pork scandal sinks Swedes’ trust in meat

Dyed pork scandal sinks Swedes’ trust in meat

Swedes eat 70 tonnes of fake beef

Swedes eat 70 tonnes of fake beef

Total recall for Swedish horse-meat lasagne

Total recall for Swedish horse-meat lasagne

Swedish horsemeat scandal grows

Swedish horsemeat scandal grows

Swedish schools may have served horsemeat

Swedish schools may have served horsemeat

More Swedish retailers hit by horsemeat scandal

More Swedish retailers hit by horsemeat scandal

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Harmful sedatives found in scandal horsemeat

Swedish shops to churn horsemeat into biogas

Swedish shops to churn horsemeat into biogas

Lidl pulls goulash off Swedish store shelves

Lidl pulls goulash off Swedish store shelves

Ikea official: I’d still eat our Swedish meatballs

Ikea official: I’d still eat our Swedish meatballs

Ikea stops meatball sales after horsemeat report

Ikea stops meatball sales after horsemeat report

Ikea supplier claims its meatballs are ‘horse-free’

Ikea supplier claims its meatballs are ‘horse-free’

Sweden confirms horse in Ikea-supplier meatballs

Sweden confirms horse in Ikea-supplier meatballs

Ikea beefs up meat ban over horsemeat fears

Ikea beefs up meat ban over horsemeat fears

Swedish supplier finds source of Ikea horsemeat

Swedish supplier finds source of Ikea horsemeat

Fouled food found at Ikeas in France, Russia

Fouled food found at Ikeas in France, Russia

Horsemeat fears prompt new Swedish recall

Horsemeat fears prompt new Swedish recall

Swedish halal sausages laced with pork

Swedish halal sausages laced with pork

One third of Malmö kebabs contain pork: report

One third of Malmö kebabs contain pork: report

Meat consumption is falling in Sweden, but production is on the rise

Meat consumption is falling in Sweden, but production is on the rise

Meat recalled over E.coli faeces fears

Meat recalled over E.coli faeces fears

Sweden to DNA test meat products nationwide

Sweden to DNA test meat products nationwide

‘Slap carbon tax on meat to reduce emissions’

‘Slap carbon tax on meat to reduce emissions’

19-year-old rotten meat sold in Swedish shops

19-year-old rotten meat sold in Swedish shops

Swedes eat more meat

Swedes eat more meat

Probe looks at grocery food waste in Sweden

Probe looks at grocery food waste in Sweden

Swede success as ‘meat glue’ plans come unstuck

Swede success as ‘meat glue’ plans come unstuck

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‘Meat glue’ approval draws criticism

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‘Council demands for ethical meat break EU law’: authority

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ICA management knew of mislabelled meat

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Pricey pigs to strain Christmas budgets