Meat

Investors Plant $250M in Alternative Protein Startups– and More Dollars are Coming

The popularity of high-protein diets, concern over animal welfare and Silicon Valley’s obsession with the next hottest innovation has led to at least…

As Meat-Free Burgers Move Mainstream, Impossible Foods Scales Up

Impossible Foods' new production facility in Oakland, California, will scale its meat-free burger availability from eight restaurants today to over 1,000 by the…

Blue Apron Acquires Bill Niman’s Sustainable Meat Company

For the past 40 years, Bill Niman's name has been synonymous with ethical ranching. Meat from his humanely-raised hogs, cattle and poultry have…

A Policy Director of the Humane Society Shares Why She Went Meat Free

In her new book, Kristie Middleton of the Humane Society of the U.S. shares why she made the switch to a plant-based lifestyle…

FDA: Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals Is Still Increasing

Considering all the pledges by food companies to serve antibiotic-free meat, you would expect antibiotic use in livestock to be in decline. But…

2017: The Year of the Chicken

The vast majority of chickens raised for meat live in windowless warehouses and suffer from a number of welfare concerns. But thanks to…

Chipotle Rolls Out New Animal Welfare Standards for Chickens

Chipotle worked with Compassion in World Farming USA and the Humane Society of the U.S. to develop the new standards, which go way…

Research Center Proposes Carbon Tax on Unsustainable Food

Could a carbon tax on food, as proposed by the International Food Policy Research Institute, help make our food system not only more…

Beef or Cow? Researchers Find the Way We Talk About Meat Matters

In a study published this month in the journal Appetite, Norwegian researchers argue that the way meat is processed, labeled, and advertised makes…

Laboratory Meat Seeks a ‘Clean’ Branding Makeover

There is now a new term that aims to score consumer acceptance of meat produced without animal slaughter: clean meat. But will consumers…

Fast Food’s Future Uncertain as More Chinese Are Saying No

Western fast food is on the decline in China, according to research from McKinsey, suggesting that consumers in the world's most populous nation…

Nestlé: If the World Ate Like Americans, It Would Have Run Dry 16 Years Ago

Leaked documents reveal that Nestlé had the opportunity to get ahead of the curve and start a global conversation on water consumption. Instead,…

Food 2.0: More Plants, Less Meat

While humane, environmental and hunger-relief organizations are seeking ways to feed the ballooning population that is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050,…

The Global Effort to Make Beef More Sustainable

Oft maligned for its hefty environmental impact, the beef industry is finally taking notice of the shifting marketplace. Companies across the value chain…

MorningStar Farms Calculator Visualizes Benefits of Eating Less Meat

MorningStar Farms worked with the consultancy Quantis to cobble together an online calculator that enumerates the environmental benefits that can result from eating…