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Pizza Shop Prompts Backlash By Secretly Using Fake Meat in Its 'Burger Pizza'

"HELL Pizza has taken more than 3000 customers by complete surprise with our meat-free Burger Pizza."
Bettina Makalintal
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People Keep Saying We'll Eat Lab-Grown Meat by 2040, But We've Heard That Before

For decades, we've heard that lab-grown meat is just around the corner. So what's the hold up?
Bettina Makalintal

New EU Regulations Could Mean Calling Meat-Free Burgers ‘Veggie Discs’

The European parliament approved a ban that would protect meat-related words like steak, sausage, burger, and hamburger.
Bettina Makalintal

The Meat Lobby's Bill to Ban the Phrase 'Fake Meat' Shows the Real Threat of Plant-Based Alternatives

Missouri has passed a bill preventing meat substitutes from using the word "meat" on their products. Here's how brands such as Beyond Meat are coping.
Lauren Rothman
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Missouri May Ban Plant-Based Meat Companies from Calling Their Products 'Meat'

The House of Representatives in the beef-loving state just passed a bill that could complicate the sale of meat substitutes.
Mayukh Sen

Vegan Teriyaki Chick'n Burritos

This recipe comes from John Joseph of Cro-Mags, and combines basmati rice with seasoned faux chicken, vegan cheese, and stir-fried veggies.
John Joseph

Meat Producers Are Concerned Vegan Bacon Is Deceiving Consumers

The meat industry is lobbying to change fake-meat labels, but "vegetarian textured soy breakfast strips" doesn't have quite the same ring.
Gigen Mammoser

Meet the UC-Berkeley Professor Who Developed a Course Where Students Create Fake Seafood

Teams of students will compete to create new realistic textures for faux seafood, all in hopes of claiming a $5,000 prize.
Gigen Mammoser

The Road to a Post-Meat World Starts in China

The meat industry is an arena of mixed signals thanks to the globally interconnected nature of the business and those who are trying to curtail our dependence on it. And at the center of the meat chatter is China.
Nick Pachelli

This Vegan Ground Beef Burger Sold Out of Whole Foods in an Hour

The plant-based product made its supermarket grand debut yesterday at a branch of Whole Foods in Boulder and sold out in an hour.
Alex Swerdloff

Cheap Beer and DIY Kombucha: A Look Back on the Evolution of the Hipster Diet

Eventually, the word “hipster” has somehow come to equate eggs Benedict-loving bitters-drinkers who work at creative agencies and Instagram photos of their avocado toast with face-tatted bike messengers who singlehandedly pound 12-packs.
Hilary Pollack

Tempeh Is the Underdog of the Fake Meat World

If plant proteins can be classified by high school clique, tofu is the jock, seitan the punk, and tempeh the stoner. Tempeh is the more versatile one, the more nutritionally complex one, the more delicious one—but it’s also the weird one.
Alicia Kennedy