Fake burger that could save the world
Is a meat-free diet to preserve our planet the future of eating? The value of the start-up, Impossible Foods, which makes a convincing alternative meat burger, has soared to $2 billion.
Eat less meat to save the planet, report warns
A new report argues that the world’s growing appetite for meat, especially beef, is a greater threat to the environment than pollution from cars and aircraft. Is it time to turn vegetarian?
THE BIG QUESTION: Should we stop eating meat?
Britain is set for barbeque weather this weekend. But it is also National Vegetarian Week – an annual celebration of the meat-free lifestyle. How strong is the case against meat eating?
Test-tube burger nearly ready for cooking
Researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands have made a breakthrough in the hunt for artificial meat. ‘Frankenburgers’ could revolutionise the way we make our food.
A curly tale: the musical life of one pig
The life of a pig, from birth to plate, is providing the sounds for an entire album this week. Is it really necessary to be brought so close to the reality of a bacon sandwich?