“That is not the case,” Roberts said.
Biden has not put forward any proposal to force Americans to change their diets. And the study Roberts cited — which was published before Biden had even won the Democratic presidential nomination — was not about Biden at all.
The study from scholars at the University of Michigan and Tulane University looked at what would happen to greenhouse gas emissions if Americans hypothetically decided to reduce their meat consumption to four pounds per year. It said nothing about a government-mandated reduction to four pounds per year — and did not even mention Biden’s name.
Carly Shanahan of Fox’s media relations department declined to comment on Monday when asked whether these hosts would also acknowledge they were inaccurate.