Tag: Vegetarianism

Olga Tokarczuk’s Gripping Eco-Mystery

Murder mysteries, however else they might differ, rely on one major, shared belief: that murder matters, and is worth looking into. Whoever did the killing, whoever was killed, the investigation moves forward because the people inside the story and those outside of it, following along as the clues unfold, agree that the murder has moral […]

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McDonald’s to Test Plant-Based Burgers in Canada

McDonald’s will offer a plant-based burger made by Beyond Meat at some of its locations in Canada, the fast food giant said on Thursday, marking the company’s first foray into the growing market for meat alternatives in North America. For now, however, the rollout of the “P.L.T.” — plant, lettuce and tomato — is just […]

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Jonathan Safran Foer on Our Moral Obligation to Eat Better

At the United Nation’s climate conference in Poland last year, I sat around a dinner table with a group of Polish forestry experts, environmental journalists, and two climate deniers—female radio journalists from Texas who said they had been attending the conference for years to bring back behind-the-scenes stories of the climate movement’s failures. The women […]

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Massive BBQ Planned Next to Home of Vegan Who Sued Neighbors Over Meat Smells

Earlier this week, Australian vegan Cilla Carden appeared on television, explaining that her neighbors were literally ruining her life by grilling meats in their own backyards and, to a lesser extent, by smoking, scraping their chair legs on the concrete, and allowing their children to play basketball outside. But she mostly blames the barbecue. “They’ve […]

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The Vegetarians Who Turned Into Butchers

At Western Daughters Butcher Shoppe in Denver, Kate Kavanaugh trimmed the sinew from a deep-red hunk of beef the size of a bed pillow. “Flatiron steak is the second-most tender muscle in a steer’s body,” she said, focused on her knife work. “This guy sits on the scapula, and I love it because it has […]

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Got Impossible Milk? The Quest for Lab-Made Dairy

In recent years, the alternatives to conventional cows’ milk have proliferated. The local grocery store is likely to offer any number of plant-based options: milks made from soy, almonds, oats, rice, hemp, coconuts, cashews, pea plants and more. But most nondairy milks pale in comparison to cows’ milk. Plant-based milks are made by breaking down […]

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What’s Meat Got to Do With It?

In case you haven’t heard, they’re making meat out of plants. Burgers out of soy and coconut. Fried chicken out of jackfruit. Steaks out of “cooked wheat gluten.” Brands like Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat have expanded into fast food, infiltrating chains like Burger King and Dunkin’ with meatless patties and breakfast sausage. Meat people […]

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The Fish Is Boneless. (Fishless, Too.)

First, there was the meatless burger. Soon we may have fishless fish. Impossible Foods, the California company behind the meatless Impossible Whopper now available at Burger King, is joining a crowded field of food companies developing alternatives to traditional seafood with plant-based recipes or laboratory techniques that allow scientists to grow fish from cells. So […]

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Crocodiles Went Through a Vegetarian Phase, Too

Imagine you’re a small mammal of the Mesozoic. Snuffling around one day, you run into a cat-size, scaly, big-eyed reptile that looks not unlike a crocodile found later in the 21st century. Spotting you, he opens his mouth wide to reveal … tiny, intricate teeth. Then he turns his head and munches on some leaves. […]

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Eat Drink Vegan — The Biggest Vegan Food Fest Of 2019 — Is Coming To Pasadena Next Week

Eat Drink Vegan If you’ve ever been a hungry vegan at a summer festival, you understand the struggle of finding good food on the festival grounds. Sure, festival food vendors have been stepping up their game, offering more and more vegan and vegetarian options with each passing year, but sometimes you just want to get […]

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