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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
Kentucky fried plant-based chicken is coming to a KFC in Atlanta this week.
KFC will start testing Beyond Meat fried chicken
11 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
New study by Our World in Data focuses on the environmental impacts of food.
Plant-based product emissions 10-50 times lower than animal-based ones, research finds
6 February 2020
A report calling for a new pricing model across all Member States will be debated by MEPs on 5 February 2020 at the event "The True Price of Meat" by Compassion in World Farming.
EU urged to adopt "sustainability charge" on meat: "pricing has been kept artificially low for too long"
3 February 2020
Clean, cultured, slaughterhouse-free—whatever you call it, it’s a brave new world when it comes to growing meat without any animals. And soon, Just Inc. is coming to market.
These $50 chicken nuggets were grown in a lab
22 October 2019
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
Flexitis, a diet consisting in reducing the consumption of animal proteins, concerns more and more French people.
35.4% of French households observe a flexitarian diet
2 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
Finland-based food business Fazer Group has teamed up with Solar Foods, which claims to have developed a cost-effective, carbon-neutral protein.
Fazer Group teams up with developers of carbon-neutral protein; aiming for regulatory approval by 2021
17 September 2019