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Written by: DJ McCauley “In times of crisis, people become really passionate about their food supply,” says Rachel Surls, sustainable food systems adviser for the Los Angeles County Cooperative Extension. “We saw a boom in urban agriculture during the recession in...
Written by: Rene Van Acker, Evan Fraser, and Lenore Newman Globally, about one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture and food systems. The carbon footprint of food systems includes all the emissions from its growing, processing, transportation and waste. Agriculture is...
Written by: Kimberly White  McDonald's and Beyond Meat have teamed up to bring a new plant-based burger to North America. Announced in September, McDonald's is conducting a 12-week test of their new plant-based burger called the P.L.T. The P.L.T., which...
Written by: Dr. Jeyanny Vijayanathan The COVID-19 pandemic swept the world without a warning, disrupting many industries and food supply chains, hampering economic growth, increasing poverty, affecting food security of many nations, including vulnerable smallholders and rural farmers.  Malaysia was not...
Written by: Simon Read Scientists are becoming increasingly alarmed about humanity wrecking something very fundamental to all of us: the soil under our feet. Why? Because up to 40 percent of the land on Earth is now degraded, worsening climate change...
Written by: Malte Rödl A few years ago, convincing meat-free “meat” was nothing more than a distant dream for most consumers. Meat substitutes in supermarkets lacked variety and quality. Plant-based burgers were few and far between in major fast...
Written by: Paul McCartney It is now widely known that animal agriculture creates harmful greenhouse gasses and depletes precious resources, including land, water and energy, to increasingly unsustainable levels. And that industrialised fishing destroys marine ecosystems as miles of nets sweep...
Written by: Kimberly White Beyond Meat’s latest creation is hitting grocery stores around the U.S. this month. The new version of the plant-based burger is boasted as even “meatier.” Similar to Beyond Burgers from seasons past, it is gluten-free...
Written by: Kimberly White Last month, fast food giant Burger King began testing out a new plant-based version of the Whopper. Initially testing in 59 Burger King restaurants in the St. Louis, Missouri area, the Impossible Whopper will soon...
Written by: Kimberly White Beyond Meat has unveiled its latest star-studded campaign, Go Beyond. Highlighting the inner spirit and drive to reach the unattainable, Go Beyond was modeled after the inspiration and mission behind Beyond Meat. Kicking off the campaign...
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