Bill Gates: Let Them Eat Soy

The people advocating for real meat alternatives are no longer just animal rights extremists. Now, environmentalists and billionaire tech gurus have gotten in the mix. Bill Gates has invested tens of millions into companies making ultra-processed imitations of meat, and he has said he wants… Read More
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What’s in Milk Alternatives?

Milk alternatives such as soy, almond, or oat “milk” are often painted as healthier alternatives to real milk. But a quick look through the ingredients shows milk alternatives can look a lot more like soda than real dairy milk. Real Milk Real milk consists solely of… Read More
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Plant-Based Meat Alternatives Lack ‘Vital’ Nutrition Found In Real Meat

No matter how many sketchy additives the folks behind plant-based meat stuff into their burgers to imitate real meat, their patties are not as nutritious as the real deal.  Researchers at Duke University found plant-based meat alternatives were missing key metabolites… Read More
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Will Lawsuit Show Beyond Meat Dirty Secrets?

Beyond Meat, one of the leading purveyors of ultra-processed fake meat, has been tangled in litigation with its former manufacturer. The litigation involves Beyond Meat, founded in 2009, and Don Lee Farms, a California-based manufacturer of fake meat that has been in operation for decades. Read More
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Bill Gates Wants You to Eat Ultra-Processed Goop

At some point, Bill Gates changed from “rich computer genius” to a guy who has some bold and unsettling designs for everyone else to follow. The latest Marie Antoinette moment from Gates comes in an interview about his new book, in which Gates declares that the United States,… Read More
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How Do They Grow Cell-Based Meat?

A new type of fake meat is on the rise–and it could come with questionable ingredients. Cell-cultured meat is one of the hotter future trends in food startups. Following in the footsteps of plant-based meat alternatives, which try to mimic the… Read More
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Synthetic Meat Goes to War—With Synthetic Meat

We’ve been critical of synthetic meat analogues because, contrary to what these companies want you to believe, these products are not actually healthier than real meat. That’s according to dietitians, who note that there’s essentially the same amount of fat and calories in real meat and fake meat, w… Read More
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Who Wants Plant-Based Meat During a Disaster? Apparently No One.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words; these photos look as though they’re worth a couple thousand dollars of “plant-based meat” left on the shelves. As The Wall Street Journal put it, “The Beyond Meat isn’t flying off the shelves.” As customers flock to… Read More
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Quiz: Veggie Burger or Dog Food?

The latest generation of “plant-based” fake meat products are designed to mimic the taste of mouthfeel of natural meat. But to do this requires chemical processing. After all, veggie burgers don’t grow on a vine. Recently, Dr. Frank Mitloehner, a scientist with University of California-Davis, posted… Read More
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Fake Meat from Across the Pond

A fake meat company from the United Kingdom may be the next group to make a splash in the fake meat industry. The Meatless Farm reportedly signed a distribution deal to appear in several hundred Whole Foods locations across the country. But like products from their domestic competitors, the vegan… Read More
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