American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy will return home from Pyeongchang without a medal—but with a new Korean puppy. Eating dog meat is widely practiced in several countries in Asia—China, Vietnam, Indonesia and the two Koreas. But nowhere is the practice commercialized like it is in South Korea, where some 20,000 dog farms raise the aniRead more
China's restaurant industry over the past few years is reporting growing number of entrepreneurs looking to capitalise on the popularity of healthy eating, which usually means a meatless, organic and environmentally-friendly diet. Beijing: China — the world's largest market for beef, pork and poultry — is steadily growing wary of meat as heRead more
Previously unseen government records detail ‘deeply worrying’ incidents in pork and poultry plants, raising fears of ‘dirty meat’ entering the UK under a post-Brexit trade deal Shocking hygiene failings have been discovered in some of the US’s biggest meat plants, as a new analysis reveals that as many as 15% (one in seven) of the US pRead more
I’ve heard many people suggest that fish is much healthier than red meat and chicken. Non-vegetarians are encouraged to make the move to fish and seafood. Some time ago I published a chart which showed that, calorie for calorie, fish was heavier than meat, and its fat content was higher. Also much higher are the pesticides, PCBs (the most carcinoRead more
More than a quarter of all evening meals in the UK are vegan or vegetarian, research shows.In the 12 weeks to the end of January, 29% of them contained no meat or fish, according to Kantar Worldpanel. Trends like Veganuary (going vegan for January) and "sustained interest" in meat-free diets are affectin Read more
It is the trendy alternative to meat favoured by the health-conscious.
Now Quorn is set to become a billion-dollar brand, powered by the rise in the number of vegetarians and vegans.
Sales of the firm’s products, which replicate the shape and textuRead more
Plant-based meat purveyor Beyond Meat announced that it is building a new 26,000 sq. ft. research and development (R&D) center at its headquarters in El Segundo, Cal. The new facility will house more than 100 employees and will be the new home to Beyond Meat's Manhattan Beach Project, its ongoing initiative to bring the best and brightest scRead more
New Zealanders are eating much less meat than they used to, according to reports. In addition, polling shows the number of vegetarians in the counRead more
Author Paul Shapiro tried the first foie gras made in a laboratory – it was rich, buttery, savory, and very decadent, just as one would expect As I sit in the Hampton Creek kitchen in January 2017, a team of scientists is hard at work behind me making the world’s first clean foie gras, while developing cell lines of various other species.Read more
Courtesy: http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/demolishing-the--meat-mountain.html Indians must reverse the rapid increase of non-vegetarian diets that has taken place in recent years. The need is to create awareness that vegetarian cuisine is nuRead more
Before buying red meat from market, you may want take a complete look at the entire animal, as a study recently warns that consuming processed meat may increase the risk of developing cancer. Cancer Research UK has acknowledged a correlation between processed and red meats and the deadly disease. According to experts, the only way to be certaRead more
FAKE “rare meat” burgers made from plants and engineered in laboratories are set to be launched in the UK.The bogus beef patties — which sizzle, smell, taste and even bleed like the real thing — are already popular in the United States.
The so-called “test tube” burgers are set to be the biggest gourmet trend of 2018. Beefy grease that gives burgers their sizzle comes from coconut oil. Mashed mushrooms mimic a juicy ooze, while crushed beetroot gives the snack a bloody tang. Simeon Van der Molen, the man behind the burgers created by UK firm Moving Mountains, said itRead more
‘Sin taxes’ to reverse the rapid global growth in meat eating are likely in five to 10 years, according to a report for investors managing over $4tn “Sin taxes” on meat to reduce its huge impact on climate change and human health look inevitable, according to analysts for investors managing more than $4tn of assets. The global livestoRead more
It tastes like chicken, but it's not. And it's proving to be popular with New Zealanders. Chicken Free Chicken, made by Sunfed Meats, is sold in about 60 outlets across the country and is in such demand the company can't keep up. It's also the only alternative protein – a plant-based meat substitute – made by a New Zealand company. MaRead more
Canada's Maple Leaf Foods makes its second acquisition of a meatless brand, this time for $120 million. Canadian meat company Maple Leaf Foods announced this week its acquisition of Seattle-based vegan brand Field Roast for $120 million. Field Roast—which reported sales of $38 million—is known for its grain-based meats and Chao dairy-free chRead more
People who have serious but mysterious allergy attacks might be suffering from a meat allergy caused by a tick bite, government researchers said Tuesday. They’ve been running a study on unexplained attacks of anaphylaxis — the life-threatening response to a true allergy. Close to 10 percent of the people recruited so far for the study turnedRead more