Tyson Foods Inc. has invested in a food-tech startup that's developing methods to produce meat directly from animal cells.
Will taxing meat products based on their carbon footprint reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve public health? The answer is maybe, but not notably —and it will come with significant costs.
Food is increasingly in the day-to-day consciousness of Canadians. Consumers are hearing more about food in the media and in the broader conversation.
Opinion: Weighing up lab-grown steak—the problems with eating meat are not Silicon Valley's to solve
A new techno bubble is inflating above the meadows of Silicon Valley: lab-grown meat, which plays a major part in what's being called cellular agriculture (CA).
With many Americans choosing to eat less meat in recent years, often to help reduce the environmental effect of meat production, UCLA geography professor Gregory Okin began to wonder how much feeding pets contributes to issues ...
Global food consumption and production is seriously unbalanced. In the UK alone we threw away 4.4 million tonnes of "avoidable" food waste in 2015 – that is food that was edible before it was discarded – which equates ...
Eating insects instead of beef could help tackle climate change by reducing harmful emissions linked to livestock production, research suggests.
When we hear about the horrors of industrial livestock farming – the pollution, the waste, the miserable lives of billions of animals – it is hard not to feel a twinge of guilt and conclude that we should eat less meat.
The use of antibiotics in meat production is a major contributor to one of the biggest threats facing human health in the 21st century: antibiotic resistance. Finding a solution to this requires us to start taking responsibility ...
Managing grazing on grasslands in a more efficient way could significantly increase global milk and meat production or free up land for other uses.