Depending on your personal morality, meat may not be murder, but it is perhaps one of humanity’s most regrettable vices. That’s where cultured meat comes in.
Emphasising the human, local elements of climate change, as well as tying it to other emotionally salient issues and being open and honest about the scale of the issue and the response required from us is the way forward. These are lessons the environmental movement needs to embrace soon, or there won't be much left to save.
Good gourd. Fresh red meat probably causes cancer and processed meat definitely does according to a new report by the IARC
Earlier this month the Prime Minister saw his plans to relax the ban on fox-hunting scatter to the four winds as if themselves
David Cameron has promised that halal slaughter will be "safe in Britain" for as long as he remains in power, decrying the
When the world's first lab grown burger, created by scientists led by Dutch professor Mark Post, was eaten at a news conference in London on 3 August, the reactions worldwide could not have been more different.
The recent laboratory development of an in-vitro beef burger created from stem cells is causing quite a buzz amongst consumers. Most people's first reaction is one of disgust and trepidation. And then the many questions: how can I eat meat that was grown in a lab made possible only by human engineering?
So how could anything be labelled as 'halal', or the more pointed 'slaughtered without stunning', if we didn't know what was in it? We are right to be concerned: what else might be in our food if we can't trace (or criminals are circumventing) the supply chain? Once you ask that question, you won't look at the meat on your plate in the same way ever again.
A Dutch food group is to sell its UK businesses which employ 13,000 people at 38 sites across the country. Vion NV said the
I'm willing to bet that the words "Vegetarian Awareness Month" will have prompted a reaction of laughter, annoyance or total indifference from most of you. Or they simply made you want to stop reading this rubbish altogether.