Meat takes a toll on the planet, but these vegan favorites come at a ‘heavy’ environmental price, too

It has all the makings of a delicious smoothie – a dollop of almond butter, an avocado, a few slices ...
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Plant-based burgers are wildly popular. Are any of them vegan?

.... [W]ith a range of new "plant-based" meat options entering fast-food restaurants like Burger King, Denny's and Dunkin Donuts, which ...
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Beyond Meat pea supplier mulls lentils, oats, rice as beef substitutes to meet plant-based burger demand

One of the world’s biggest pea processors is considering expanding into fava beans as the boom in alternative proteins fuels ...
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Viewpoint: Hectoring Americans to go vegan will do ‘almost nothing’ to combat climate change

Eating meat is bad for the climate—or at least that was one of the main conclusions highlighted in a flood ...

Don’t go vegan? Missing nutrients from meat could be bad for your brain

The momentum behind a move to plant-based and vegan diets for the good of the planet is commendable, but risks ...

Going vegetarian might boost your health, but probably won’t slow climate change

It pays to be a picky eater—at least, when it comes to meat. A study published Scientific Reports suggests ...
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Viewpoint: YouTube, Facebook and Google should do more to stop spread of dangerous cancer quackery

Many outlets are covering the story of Mari Lopez, a YouTuber who claimed, along with her niece, Liz Johnson, that ...
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US lawmakers spar over future of lab-grown, plant-based foods

Towering over a wooden podium in the Arkansas General Assembly....Republican representative David Hillman, a self-declared calf-roper, spoke of steak to ...
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Will lab-grown burgers succeed where ethical arguments against meat eating failed?

[O]ne-sixth of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions are directly attributable to raising livestock, and the figure is rising as more ...

How anti-GMO groups copy advocacy ‘tactics’ from the anti-meat movement

The money trail behind [organic] food companies and activist groups is shocking, and there are similarities between the anti-GMO movement and the ...

Why we don’t all need to be vegans in the pursuit of sustainability

Humans are unique in the degree to which they can manipulate their surroundings. And agriculture is one enormous way to ...
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