The Animal Agriculture Alliance met recently with an agenda that included issues ranging from drugs in meat to consumer perception. This gathering is timely, as the meat industry faces an onslaught of criticisms regarding animal welfare, antibiotic resistance, human health and adverse environmental impacts. Meanwhile, a new study presented at the American Society for Nutrition annual meeting […]
The MarketsandMarkets’ recently published study “Meat Substitutes Global Forecast through 2020” projects the exponential global growth of the meat substitutes industry. Here we offer a summary of the findings. According to the United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization, the worldwide population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Just by 2020, an increase of 800 million […]
Leading plant-based food companies have formed a new trade association to advocate for better policies and promote plant-based eating.