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EU Project Produces Vegetarian Cutlet
It looks like a cutlet, it is juicy and fibrous like a cutlet and it even chews with the consistency of a real cutlet – but the ingredients are 100 percent vegetable. Researchers are using a new method to prepare a meat substitute that not only tastes...
Development and Marketing of New Proteins
Because large quantities of soya and other protein-rich animal feed are required for the production of meat, researchers are seeking alternative sources of protein for both human and animal consumption. Among those being investigated are algae and insects,...
Brazilian Rainforest Caught Between Biodiversity and Business
Brazil is exporting more and more agricultural produce: soya beans and beef in particular, but also corn, rice and sugar. Taken together, these exports represent half of Brazil’s total today, writes Gaëlle Courcoux from the Institut de Recherche pour...
Smart Packaging for Prime Products
Food packaging tends to get judged in terms of three criteria: the environment, marketing and functionality. ...
Clear Slap Marking - a Step to Accurate Traceability
If a meat production and processing operation is to institute a traceability system, it needs to be accurate, efficient and comprehensive, writes TheMeatSite editor in chief Chris Harris. ...
It Takes a Satellite To Feed the World
It is ironic that just when Earth-monitoring satellites are needed more than ever to address the food and freshwater demands of a burgeoning global human population, we face an impending gap in coverage by the Landsat program, according to the USDA ARS....
Carbon Labels on Groceries Need Simplifying for Consumers
New research in the UK indicates that the public find carbon labels on grocery products difficult to understand. ...
Building Trust Through Quality Assurance
Building success in the market, both domestically and internationally, is based on building trust in the quality and safety of products and now more importantly trust in the ethical correctness of production, writes TheMeatSite editor in chief, Chris...
Sustaining Feed Fuel and Food
Consumer spending on food is expected to double over the next decade, writes TheMeatSite editor in chief, Chris Harris. ...
Meeting Global Demand for More Meat
As the world has welcomed its 7 billionth person, the concerns of meat and food producers globally are turning to how this ever growing population is going to be few, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief, Chris Harris. ...
Capturing Full Environmental and Social Impacts of Products
Carbon footprint labels communicate just one aspect of a product’s environmental impact. A recent study for the EU has called for an enhanced ecolabelling scheme, called ‘sustainable product indexing’, that recognises the broader, complex social...
Carbon Footprinting Requires Harmonisation
Internationally, more and more food companies are introducing carbon labels to their products. ...
Setting Health and Safety Standards for the World
International standards for food safety and animal health and welfare can be and often are contentious issues, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief Chris Harris. ...
Achieving More Sustainable Nutrition
Achieving a more sustainable nutrition for a world with a growing population will need a holistic approach including sustainability, eco-efficiency and traceability, writes TheMeatSite editor in Chief, Chris Harris. ...
Health and Welfare the Image of New Products
Two of the major themes for new products that were launched at this year's Anuga food exhibition in Cologne, Germany, were animal welfare and healthy eating, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief Chris Harris. ...
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