South Carolina has passed a new law that keeps protein grown in a laboratory from stem cells as advertising as “meat.”
Competition is growing for meat from alternative sources.
Settlement discussions are under way over a lawsuit challenging a Missouri measure making it a misdemeanor crime to promote plant-based food products as “meat.”
Food startup Just Inc., re-branded from Hampton Creek, doesn’t think the alternative for meat is just in plants -- but in meat itself.
Burger King is starting a pilot project in 59 restaurants to start selling a plant-based Whopper and if successful the Impossible Whopper could be found in more than 7,000 locations nationwide.
The company behind a “bleeding” plant-based burger has issued its first voluntary recall after plastic was found in some of its bulk product.
Several Israeli start-ups have joined a handful of companies around the globe trying to develop lab-grown meat, something they see as a solution to the needs of the world’s growing population and demand for food.