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BBC Newsnight looks at ‘clean meat’

On 4th April BBC’s Newsnight programme examines ‘clean meat’, grown from animal cells. Technology editor David Grossman takes a closer look at this developing competitor to factory farms. Click here to watch. Click here to read more about the recently released book on the topic by Paul Shapiro:

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Stay tuned for a new documentary promoting the benefits of veganism

Titled, “H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters”, the former an acronym for Healing of Planet Earth, this film showcases how we can improve our personal health, the health of the planet, and reduce industrialized cruelty to animals by embracing a vegan diet. Renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall features in the documentary and discusses the film’s message in an empowering trailer.“I […]

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Cloned ‘meat’ approved by Modern Orthodox Rabbi

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow advocated rabbinic approval of cloned meat “so that people would not starve, to prevent pollution, and to avoid the suffering of animals.” Click here to read the full story.

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Vegan options being created by Campbell Soup Company

Big news from iconic soup makers Campbell, who have announced a shift towards plant-based protein. Read the full story here.

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Supermarket chain Iceland set to launch first ‘bleeding’ vegan burger in UK

Vegans have got bleeding burgers coming out of their ears. There’s the Moving Mountains ‘bleeding’ B12 burger, which has just started selling in the UK at iconic veggie restaurant, Mildreds. Then there’s the Impossible Burger, which is currently on sale in the US. And now? Well, now there’s the No Bull Burger, which is the […]

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Greenpeace launches its Food for Thought campaign

Greenpeace is encouraging the public to eat less meat and more veggies: ‘We all want to live in a world with clean water, lush forests, and abundant and nutritious food. For our friends and families to be able to thrive on a healthy planet. But our future and our children’s future is threatened by industrial meat […]

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This futuristic startup could disrupt the dairy industry

While most of the other prominent cellular agriculture startups are focusing on meat (Memphis Meats, Super Meat, Mosa Meats), Perfect Day is focused on disrupting the dairy industry The US-based startup just announced the completion of their $24.7 million dollar Series A round, making another strong statement for the cellular agriculture industry. Click here to read the full story.

Over half of all UK meat plants have breached hygiene rules

On average, 16 major failings recorded every week over the past three years. Almost two-thirds of audited meat plants in breach of safety rules in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The scale of food safety and hygiene problems in meat plants around much of the UK is revealed by new analysis showing more than half […]

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How Modern Meadow is fabricating the animal-free leather of the future

New Jersey startup Modern Meadow is bio-fabricating a leather substitute that’s eerily like the real thing–without the environmental footprint In a 72,900-square-foot former pharmaceutical facility in Nutley, New Jersey, test tubes sit atop lab tables crowded with microscopes and trays of materials. Out in the main area, huge fermentation vats churn. This is not what […]

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Israel joins America in offering lower insurance premiums to vegans

Growing evidence shows the health benefits of plant-based diets. Last year US insurance company HealthIQ started offering vegans lower life insurance, claiming their diet makes them healthier and therefore more likely to live longer. Now a company in Israel has started offering the country’s vegan population (five percent) a discount on its health plans. According to the […]

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