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A quiet revolution is also taking place in labs, where scientists are working to cultivate meat and seafood grown from cells, with the potential to reduce demand for industrial animal agriculture even further.
Will cultured meat soon be a common sight in supermarkets across the globe?
20 February 2020
With McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC and every major UK supermarket selling their own ranges of ‘authentic’ animal substitutes, fake meat now means big business.
Hold the beef: how plant-based meat went mainstream
17 February 2020
Book your seat for the event ‘Embracing a Better Future - Nourishing Europe’, with Jane Goodall.
"Embracing a Better Future - Nourishing Europe" event with Jane Goodall
7 February 2020
The Baftas awards frontrunner joins protestors on Tower Bridge in London to campaign for a meat-free world.
Joaquin Phoenix joins Animal Equality in urging people to 'go vegan'
3 February 2020
As meatless burgers have landed at Burger King and Carl’s Jr., dozens of start-ups are racing to be the first to sell beef grown in a lab.
Israeli lab-grown meat start-up Future Meat raises $14 million to build production plant
10 October 2019
Harvard plans to focus promoting plant-based food as part of a commitment to reduce food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2030.
Harvard is going vegan to save the planet
4 October 2019
Food technology company Ochakov Food Ingredients Plant produced the country’s first cultured meat, a 40-gram cutlet grown from animal cells without the need to slaughter animals.
Russia produces its first lab-grown “meatloaf”
29 September 2019
Last week Djurens Rätt reacted to the biggest-ever campaign launched by the Swedish chicken meat producer Kronfågel, in which chicken meat consumption is promoted as a way to combat climate change.
DJURENS RÄTT: Our response to misleading campaign promoting chicken meat
23 September 2019
We have a look at how companies are responding to the rise in veganism and explain how investors and traders can capitalise as people around the world begin to reduce their meat intake and consume more plant-based alternatives.
How to invest in veganism
19 September 2019
Staff were retrained on how to prioritise vegan and vegetarian options on its menus, and the move has created 'dramatic' benefits
Cambridge University says removing beef and lamb from menu has ‘cut carbon emissions’
10 September 2019
Danone SA chief executive officer Emmanuel Faber is forecasting that the global food industry will face a decade of changing consumer appetites in which demand will increasingly shift toward plant-based offerings.
Danone CEO changes course as consumers shift toward plant-based food
17 August 2019
I'm in a Burger King in Missouri ordering two Whoppers for myself. In my defence, this is research for Foreign Correspondent.
It looks like meat and tastes like meat — and it's got the cattle industry worried
6 August 2019