I do not eat red meat, but I will eat other kinds. However I'm cutting down, I do not believe we have to kill other animals to survive. The buddha thought that it was wrong, that we could survive withought taking life, because all living beings have a soul. who am I to cut their life short.
""The New Law of Righteousness," that there "shall be no buying or selling, no fairs nor markets, but the whole earth shall be a common treasury for every man," and "there shall be none Lord over others, but every one shall be a Lord of himself.""