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Plant-Based Meat? Really?

Jillian D'Onfro Business Insider
Can plant-based burgers really replace the real thing, especially for someone who enjoys meat? Here's what Ione author found in serious taste tests.

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Wanna Fix the Food System? Science Can Help

Mark Bittman MarkBittman.com
I am excited to announce my new partnership with the Union of Concerned Scientists, a team of scientists, economists and politicians working towards transforming our current food system into one that endeavors to grow food that’s healthy, green, affordable, and fair.

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Algae: It's What's For Dinner

Food Technology editors ift.org
Algae, quinoa and pulses are considered by some food technologists to be the best protein sources and strong alternatives to slow meat consumption, reduce food waste and help feed the world’s growing population.

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Nothin' Says Lovin' Like Something From the Printer

Carolyn Heneghan Fooddive
3D food printing is still in its initial stages of research, development, and practical implementation, but major companies and national organizations are already making headway into making the technology a reality in the near future.
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