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Fake Meat

An Unlikely Pair: Silicon Valley and Tofurkey

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green

Even though meat production is expected to double by 2050, an unlikely bunch is now investing in the tofurkeys, tofus and other meat substitutes of th...

Sasha Belenky

Silicon Valley Superheroes, Sci-Fi Meat, Fashion's Tragic Icon And More Great Reads | Sasha Belenky | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

1. The Would-Be Heroes Of Silicon Valley In New York magazine, Kevin Roose tags along with the inaugural class of the Draper University of Heroes, ...

Why Do Vegans Eat "Fake" Meat?

Ed Coffin | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green
Ed Coffin

Vegans are in no way being hypocritical, or proving they are suppressing their desires by eating "fake" meats. In fact, they are being morally consistent and enjoying their food just like everyone else, sans the animal products.

Maker Of Fake Meats Says Deli Counters Will One Day Go Vegetarian

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.09.2013 | Small Business

If it doesn't cluck like a chicken or walk like a chicken, is it still a chicken? Some meatless meat makers would have you believe yes. Enterprisin...

Taste Test: Beyond Meat's Chicken-less Chicken Strips

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste

We recently got our hands on some offerings from Beyond Meat, a relatively new vegan startup that claims in a press release that its plant-based "chic...

How The Fake Meat Gets Made At Rising Chicken-Substitute Startup

Posted 08.30.2012 | Home

Remember when the co-founders of Twitter and their Obvious Corporation made us all do a double-take by investing in a fake meat company? The company, ...

Fake Meat Company Gets Help From Twitter Co-Founders

Posted 06.14.2012 | Home

A new vegan start-up has some unlikely backers in two Twitter co-founders, Evan Williams and Biz Stone. The company, Beyond Meat, aims to supply th...

My Year as a Killatarian

Stephen Hren | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home
Stephen Hren

Have you ever killed your dinner? I did a few times in the last year, but I don't think I'm going to bother anymore.

The Case For Fake Meat (Omnivores, We're Looking At You)

Kathy Freston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kathy Freston

Showing people who are trying to move toward a plant-based diet that they can still eat their favorite comfort foods is an important way to break down barriers and resistance to a new way of eating.

Scientist Developing Lab-Grown 'In-Vitro' Meat

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - In a small laboratory on an upper floor of the basic science building at the Medical University of South Caroli...

Veggie Burgers Made With A Neurotoxin: The List Is Long

Mother Jones | Kiera Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Most non-organic veggie burgers currently on the market are made with the chemical hexane, an EPA-registered air pollutant and neurotoxin. The Cornuco...

Fake Meats (PHOTOS): The Delicious And The Disgusting

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Fake meat could be in its own culinary class, with a variety of flavors and textures that can both delight and disgust. Some taste eerily like meat, w...

Fake Meat: Scientists Closer To Vegetarian Chicken

The Huffington Post | Joe Daly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Time magazine reports on a team of scientists from the University of Missouri who may have finally cracked the code on vegetarian chicken. Though fak...

Faux Gras: A Carnivore's Guide to Fake Meat

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Avital Andrews

We corralled a panel of professional carnivores and asked them to name their favorite meat substitutes. They didn't mince words.

Meet Quorn: This Fungus Ain't No Portobello

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Meet Quorn-brand foods. In the 1960s, scientists and others became alarmed by the prospect of a global shortage of edible protein. In 1967, some British scientists thought they found the answer: A fungus growing in the dirt near Buckinghamshire, England.

Test-Tube Meat, AKA Shmeat, Hydroponic Meat, PETA Approved

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

INTRODUCING SHMEAT Meat that is grown/ concocted in a test tube is also known as in vitro meat, victimless meat, vat-grown meat, hydroponic meat, cul...