Impossible Foods Seeks Approval For Leghemoglobin

RE: Impossible Foods seeks EU and UK approval for its GMO “fake meat” bleeding ingredient TAFC ClipBoard: That’s the Brits for you, always trying to stall a process, any process, until they give the okay. Supremacy at its worst. The plant is okay and the beans derived from the plant, but not the root?

New GM deregulated through the back door

TAFC Comment: It seems the issue is with CRISPR/Cas technology being used to kill male chicken embryos to make way for more female egg layers. They have the technology to kill embryos and they’re using it. Sounds like a genetically modified abortion – this time to destroy male embryos in the shell before they reachContinue reading “New GM deregulated through the back door”

Cannabis Allergy

TAFC Commentary: If the only legal weed is going to be the equivalent of pharmaceutical/medical grade pot products get ready for an onslaught of allergy symptoms, not easily controlled if at all, caused by medical grade cannabis/marijuana. The ongoing dance the developers keep trying to avoid is making a hypoallergenic weed product. Until then, andContinue reading “Cannabis Allergy”

New!!! – Whole-cut Plant-based Salmon Fillets

Betty Tűndik January 14, 2022 New seafood innovator Plantish is on a mission to save the oceans with a true fish alternative  Israeli food-tech start-up Plantish is giving consumers a first look at its flagship product, a 100% plant-based whole-cut salmon fillet, which mimics cooked salmon in texture, taste, appearance, and structure. The 6-month-old company isContinue reading “New!!! – Whole-cut Plant-based Salmon Fillets”

Perfect Day raises $350M and announces animal-free cream cheese

BRIEF Perfect Day raises $350M and announces animal-free cream cheese Published Sept. 30, 2021 Megan Poinski, Senior Reporter Dive Brief: Animal-free dairy company Perfect Day raised $350 million in a Series D round, bringing its total funding to $750 million. The funds will be used to fuel the company’s focus on biological science, ingredient innovation and consumerContinue reading “Perfect Day raises $350M and announces animal-free cream cheese”

USDA APHIS | USDA Statement on Confirmation of African Swine Fever in Haiti

As part of the actions taken to create the protection zone, on September 17, APHIS issued a Federal Order suspending the interstate movement of all live swine, swine germplasm, swine products, and swine byproducts from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to the mainland United States until APHIS can establish sufficient mitigations to authorizeContinue reading “USDA APHIS | USDA Statement on Confirmation of African Swine Fever in Haiti”

Concentrated Beer? Cutting Liquid before Shipping Also Cuts Its Carbon Footprint

Concentrated Beer? Cutting Liquid before Shipping Also Cuts Its Carbon Footprint Water is added back in before consumption By Noah Lederman on July 1, 2021 While world leaders held a virtual climate emergency summit this past spring, members of another important international group were also busy reckoning with greenhouse gas emissions: beer manufacturers. Heineken’s CEO announced the company’s commitment toContinue reading “Concentrated Beer? Cutting Liquid before Shipping Also Cuts Its Carbon Footprint”

RE: Israeli Company Illegally Seizes Ben & Jerry’s Trademark in the West Bank

TAFC ClipBoard: The occupier Jews and all those who support their actions are once again proving that Jews have no respect for the property rights of others. If they want it, they take it and if you protest too strongly, they’ll make your life and the lives of your families living hells. The old JewishContinue reading “RE: Israeli Company Illegally Seizes Ben & Jerry’s Trademark in the West Bank”

A CHILLING TALE

Border situation threatens farmers’ livelihood WORSENING BORDER SITUATION: Texas rancher Katie Hobbs’ husband found five girls dumped by a river on the Texas-Mexico border. Ranching families on the border faced with bailouts, unfriendly visitors and high costs to rebuild. Jacqui Fatka | Jun 29, 2021 As the border situation continues to grab headlines and even aContinue reading “A CHILLING TALE”

RE: Sign Posted at a St. Louis Popeyes Denies White People of The Good Chicken Service

Originally posted on SHARON ON THE NEWS™ :
Who wrote this title? “Sign Posted at a St. Louis Popeyes Denies White People of The Good Chicken Service”. What exactly does The Good Chicken Service” mean? Is this writer writing an advertisement for POPEYE’S? Totally Inappropriate. The newscaster says, “the prank was a bad idea”. Who says…

Can Genetically Modified Microbes Undermine the Health of Humans and the Environment?

Can Genetically Modified Microbes Undermine the Health of Humans and the Environment? by IRT News Team | May 26, 2021  by Jeffrey Smith Why on earth is a significant portion of human breast milk entirely indigestible by the nursing infant? Is this a design flaw?

CHEF’S VIEW ON: Bipartisan Senate CBD bill introduced

TA-FC Clipboard: CBD OIL IS USELESS, unless taken in large amounts, and then the ratio of side effects to dosage balloons out of sight. It’s also expensive – way too expensive. The 0.3 percent THC allowable by law is way too low. Stop stealing from the customers. Real weed is what the people want andContinue reading “CHEF’S VIEW ON: Bipartisan Senate CBD bill introduced”

Replacing Animals With Plants Is Taking Off

Green Queen Alt Protein Weekly | May 20 2021 Edition | View online FUNDING & INVESTMENT ✅ In another record-breaking turn, Eat Just, the San Francisco-based food tech company whose plant-based mung bean alternative has sold the equivalent of 100 million vegan eggs across the globe, has closed a US$170 million round for its newly separate GOOD Meat subsidiary from funds managed by UBS O’Connor,Continue reading “Replacing Animals With Plants Is Taking Off”

Manure testing results: ‘No bull’ to ranchers

TAFC COMMENT: Firstly, the headline should read that they’re testing cattle for coronavirus/COVID-19 if for nothing else than to ease the public’s mind about the safety of what they consume. Secondly, I’m surprised that they collect the samples themselves. There’s too much room for corruption. The manure isn’t just a sample; it’s evidence too. ThirdContinue reading “Manure testing results: ‘No bull’ to ranchers”

Brave new ‘animal-free’ world: When animal products are no longer made from animals, what do we call them? (And are they vegan?)

Brave new ‘animal-free’ world: When animal products are no longer made from animals, what do we call them? (And are they vegan?) By Elaine Watson 05-May-2021 – Last updated on 05-May-2021 at 17:26 GMT RELATED TAGS: animal-free dairy, vegan, Microbial fermentation, precision fermentation, Perfect Day, Change Foods Thanks to advances in synthetic biology, with theContinue reading “Brave new ‘animal-free’ world: When animal products are no longer made from animals, what do we call them? (And are they vegan?)”

Lab-Made Chicken Reaches Select Diners in Singapore – Scientific American

Lab-Made Chicken Reaches Select Diners in Singapore Club-goers in the island city-state take first bites of slaughter-free chicken nuggets grown in bioreactors By Emily Waltz, Nature Biotechnology on May 14, 2021 Lab-Made Chicken Reaches Select Diners in Singapore Singapore regulators in December approved in vitro cultured chicken, giving the world’s lab-developed meat industry its officialContinue reading “Lab-Made Chicken Reaches Select Diners in Singapore – Scientific American”

EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE & INSIGHTS BY GREEN QUEEN

Swedish oat milk giant Oatly has indicated it could be seeking a public listing in Hong Kong, shortly after registering its planned IPO on the Nasdaq stock exchange with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Blackstone-backed company says it will pursue a Hong Kong listing in the case of any “material adverse effect” on its relationshipContinue reading “EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE & INSIGHTS BY GREEN QUEEN”

4 virus variants making people sicker, faster and resistant to treatment

4 virus variants are spreading in the US, and studies suggest they can make people sicker, evade the immune response, or spread faster. Here’s why experts are concerned. Dr. Catherine Schuster-BruceFri, April 16, 2021, 12:30 PM There are four coronavirus variants that experts in the US are worried about. These include variants first identified inContinue reading “4 virus variants making people sicker, faster and resistant to treatment”

Better management can reduce beef production emissions

TAFC COMMENT: THE GIST. To reduce beef emissions by nearly 50% all the cattle industry has to do is, according to them: ‘grow bigger cows at a faster rate – and enhance land management strategies to increase soil and plant carbon sequestration on grazed lands’ Better management can reduce beef production emissions Scientists from UC,Continue reading “Better management can reduce beef production emissions”

Pesticide toxicity to invertebrates and pollinators increasing in GM crops

Pesticide toxicity to invertebrates and pollinators increasing in GM crops  Results demolish claims of decrease in the environmental impacts of pesticide use “Insect ‘apocalypse’ in US driven by 50x increase in toxic pesticides” is the startling headline of an article in National Geographic about some just published research in the journal Science that completely demolishesContinue reading “Pesticide toxicity to invertebrates and pollinators increasing in GM crops”

Bill Gates says rich nations need to move to ‘100% synthetic beef’

Bill Gates says rich nations need to move to ‘100% synthetic beef’ The assault on the beef industry continues with fake meat proponents seeking to eliminate meat, dairy and eggs from America’s dinner table. Amanda Radke | Feb 17, 2021 Proponents of fake meats argued that their products would offer more consumer choice to feedContinue reading “Bill Gates says rich nations need to move to ‘100% synthetic beef’”

Identity of primary plant-based food consumers may surprise

Identity of primary plant-based food consumers may surprise FredFroese/iStock/Getty Images Omnivores and flexitarians make up the lion’s share of consumers who are eating plant-based products. Jan 29, 2021 Despite use of plant-based meat or dairy products being highest among those following vegan, vegetarian, or pescatarian diets, it’s omnivores and flexitarians who make up the lion’sContinue reading “Identity of primary plant-based food consumers may surprise”

NOVA MEAT

NOVAMEAT discovered a way to “bio-hack” plant-based proteins so they have a meaty texture. ~ Food Navigator Making plants imitate the texture of a burger, a chicken nugget, or even a sausage can be tricky, sure; but imitating a chicken breast or fat-marbled steak is a whole other beast. ~ The Spoon NOVAMEAT has developed a synthetic, 3D-printedContinue reading “NOVA MEAT”

Ouroboros Steak grow-your-own human meat “technically” not cannibalism

Ouroboros Steak grow-your-own human meat kit is “technically” not cannibalism Jennifer Hahn | 13 November 2020 A group of American scientists and designers have developed a concept for a grow-your-own steak kit using human cells and blood to question the ethics of the cultured meat industry.   Ouroboros Steak could be grown by the diner at home using their own cells,Continue reading “Ouroboros Steak grow-your-own human meat “technically” not cannibalism”

Fake meats made from plants, cells & humans?

Warning — blog post may contain disturbing material about fake meats grown from human cells. Amanda Radke | Dec 04, 2020 In recent years, I’ve provided updates from the meat case, where fake imitation products are inching their way into the traditional space where beef, poultry, pork and fish have been sold. I’ve always contendedContinue reading “Fake meats made from plants, cells & humans?”

Could Beyond Meat Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock?

Could Beyond Meat Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock? There remains a world of opportunity for growth, but whether it can be done profitably is the question. Rich Duprey (TMFCop) Jan 5, 2021 at 8:45AM After a disappointing third-quarter earnings report from Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND), investors are questioning whether the growth story is already over. Shares ofContinue reading “Could Beyond Meat Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock?”

Trending Headlines: Policy changes on the way

      Trending Headlines: Policy changes on the way   Change is coming with new leadership, but how will it impact agriculture? Here’s what’s on the docket. Amanda Radke | Mar 15, 2021 Change is coming to rural America faster than the speed of light. Here’s a roundup of what’s new that will impact agriculturalists inContinue reading “Trending Headlines: Policy changes on the way”

This Cultured Meat Startup Is Making Animal-Free Food For Your Pets

This Cultured Meat Startup Is Making Animal-Free Food For Your Pets CELL-BASED NEWS ALT PROTEIN FUTURE FOODS By Sally Ho Published on Feb 2, 2021 Last updated Feb 2, 2021 While people around the world are getting excited about trying cultivated meats for the first time in the near future, this startup is thinking about offering this experience to yourContinue reading “This Cultured Meat Startup Is Making Animal-Free Food For Your Pets”

Avant Meats Forms Strategic Partnership With Vietnam Seafood Giant To Bring Cultivated Fish To Market

Avant Meats Forms Strategic Partnership With Vietnam Seafood Giant To Bring Cultivated Fish To Market CELL-BASED NEWS ALT PROTEIN FUTURE FOODS By Sally Ho Published on Jan 27, 2021 Last updated Jan 26, 2021 Avant Meats, the Hong Kong-based food tech developing cell-based seafood, has announced a new strategic partnership with Vinh Hoan Corporation (VHC), the world’s largest pangasius fish producer basedContinue reading “Avant Meats Forms Strategic Partnership With Vietnam Seafood Giant To Bring Cultivated Fish To Market”

Russian Nonprofit To Launch Country’s First Animal-Free Food Tech Accelerator With ProVeg

Russian Nonprofit To Launch Country’s First Animal-Free Food Tech Accelerator With ProVeg ALT PROTEIN CELL-BASED NEWS FUTURE FOODS       By Sally Ho Published on Feb 1, 2021 Last updated Feb 1, 2021 The newly-established nonprofit Association of Alternative Food Producers (AAFPP) has teamed up with ProVeg Incubator to launch Russia’s first-ever food tech accelerator. The partnership will seeContinue reading “Russian Nonprofit To Launch Country’s First Animal-Free Food Tech Accelerator With ProVeg”