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Cattle Ranchers Are Trying to Get the Word 'Meat' Taken Off the Labels of Meat Substitutes

The rise of Impossible Foods and its signature Impossible Burger, the plant-based burger brand that is all the rage lately, and their faux-meat ilk has apparently rattled some in the cattle business. The New York Times reported this weekend on a spate of state laws aiming to outlaw the use of the word “meat” on labels …Read more...
Tags: Meat, Food, Science, Technology, Environment, Beef, Regulation, New York Times, Impossible Foods, Meat Alternatives, Lab Grown Meat, Impossible Burger, Meat Substitutes


Impossible Foods is going to every White Castle

Five months after launching a pilot program with the iconic White Castle fast food chain, Impossible Foods is taking its meatless burger substitute to every one of the company’s restaurants. Impossible Foods goes to White Castle With the rollout, White Castle becomes the largest fast food chain to include the Impossible Burger on its menu and the largest customer for the purveyor of beef-like meat-substitutes. Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raisi...
Tags: Food, TC, Hong Kong, New York, California, Tech, Beef, Ceo, Chicago, United States, Fast Food, New Jersey, Food And Drink, Oakland, Macau, Burger


Tyson Foods investment arm backs another lab-grown meat manufacturer

The venture investment arm of massive meat manufacturer Tyson Foods is continuing its push into potential alternative methods of poultry production with a new investment in the Israeli startup Future Meat Technologies. The backer of companies like the plant-based protein-maker Beyond Meat, and cultured-meat company Memphis Meats, Tyson Ventures’ latest investment is also tackling technology development to create mass produced meat in a lab — instead of on the farm. Future Meat Technologies...
Tags: Meat, Food, TC, China, Israel, America, Tech, Walmart, Chicago, Food And Drink, Memphis, Synthetic Biology, Impossible Foods, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tyson, Tyson Foods


Tyson Food’s investment arm backs another lab-grown meat manufacturer

The venture investment arm of massive meat manufacturer Tyson Foods is continuing its push into potential alternative methods of poultry production with a new investment in the Israeli startup Future Meat Technologies. The backer of companies like the plant-based protein-maker Beyond Meat, and cultured-meat company Memphis Meats, Tyson Ventures’ latest investment is also tackling technology development to create mass produced meat in a lab — instead of on the farm. Future Meat Technologies...
Tags: Meat, Food, TC, China, Israel, America, Tech, Walmart, Chicago, Food And Drink, Memphis, Synthetic Biology, Impossible Foods, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tyson, Tyson Foods


Impossible Foods goes to White Castle

Impossible Foods is taking another bite out of the meat supply chain, with the announcement that it’s meatless burger substitute is coming to America’s first fast food burger chain — White Castle. That’s right, now stoned vegan hippies can join stoned slackers in their quest for cheap, delicious burger-y goodness. The “Impossible Slider” which is made from Impossible Foods’ vegetable-based ground beef substitute, will now be available for $1.99, or as part for a combo meal. It’s hard to under...
Tags: TC, Asia, New York, America, Tech, Slider, Chicago, Fast Food, New Jersey, Food And Drink, Burger, Impossible Foods, White Castle, New York New Jersey, Patrick Brown, Meat Substitutes


Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions

Any company that’s looking to replace the more than 5 billion pounds of ground beef making its way onto tables in the U.S. every year with a meatless substitute is going to need a lot of cash. It’s a big vision with lots of implications for the world — from climate change and human health to challenging the massive, multi-billion dollar industries that depend on meat — and luckily for Impossible Foods (one of the many companies looking to supplant the meat business globally), the company has ...
Tags: Food, TC, Asia, Hong Kong, Elon Musk, New York, Funding, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tech, Leonardo Dicaprio, Oakland, Stanford University, Impossible Foods, Temasek


Hollywood’s favorite environmental crusader, Leonardo DiCaprio, backs Beyond Meat

 One of the leading environmentalists among Hollywood’s leading men, Leonardo DiCaprio, has added his name to the list of backers for the beef-less, veggie burger maker, Beyond Meat. “I am thrilled to officially welcome Leonardo DiCaprio to the Beyond Meat family,” said Ethan Brown, the chief executive of Beyond Meat, in a statement. “His investment and role as an… Read More
Tags: TC, Hollywood, Tech, Beef, Fast Food, Leonardo Dicaprio, Food And Drink, Burger, Beyond Meat, Ethan Brown, Meat Substitutes


Billionaires and big ag are joining venture investors to fund lab-grown meat

 The future of food is going to get weird. Read More
Tags: Food, TC, Science, Tech, Memphis Meats, Meat Substitutes


Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

 For many of us, our first experience with fake meat involves rubbery tofu that tastes more like sneaker sole than seared filet. As we forage on, next come the veggie burgers, the soy dogs, the meatless meatballs. Eventually, we grow accustomed to these protein-dense foodstuffs. And yet, what if fake meat tasted and satiated like the real deal? Read More
Tags: Food, TC, Column, Tech, Soylent, Hampton Creek, Impossible Foods, Beyond Meat, Memphis Meats, Quorn Foods, Koia, Hargol FoodTech, Meat Substitutes, Alternative Protein, Banza , Protein2o


Food-starved Syrians are switching meat for mushrooms

Mushrooms are not a common crop in Syria. With government blockades creating food shortages, however, Syrians in embattled rebel strongholds like Douma are increasingly turning to mushrooms as a substitute for meat. As years of drawn-out sieges place meat and other staples of Syrian cuisine beyond most people’s reach, The Adala Foundation, a local nonprofit, began brainstorming alternatives. “We turned to cultivating mushrooms because they’re a food that has high nutritional value, similar to ...
Tags: Design, News, Syria, Sustainable Food, Mushrooms, Meat Alternatives, Douma, Ghouta, Abu Nabil, Meat-substitutes, Meat Replacements, AFP Mushrooms, Muayad Mohieddin Adala, Mohieddin, Adala, Eastern Ghota