Tagged: meat

Your Next Burger Could Come From A Test Tube

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Dr. Mark Post, the head of physiology at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, is planning to unveil a whole burger made from lab-grown meat this October. Dr. Post says that lab-grown meat will provide a necessary alternative to meat from livestock, as demand for meat is expected to double in the next 40 years. If this happens, any meat product will become an expensive luxury. Continue reading

Vegetarian Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes

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There are many reasons to stop eating or eating less meat that we don’t need to get into right now because all of them are very unsexy. It’s Valentine’s Day and that may or may not mean anything to you but we believe that giving is green and love is a part of environmentalism so here’s a few ways you can create a green Valentine’s (or any) Day.

PBS Food gives a few courses for your meal. If you want to have meat they have a few more romantic recipes for Romance and for those on a Budget.

Grist also has Your last-minute guide to a sustainable Valentine’s Day

Enjoy your day either way!

Photo Credit: “A popular vegetarian option, the 600 Calorie Mango Veggie Stir Fry” by Silver Diner

VIDEO: How Bolivia Became The First Latin American Country With No McDonalds

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“Fast-food represents the complete opposite of what Bolivians consider a meal should be. To be a good meal, food has to have be prepared with love, dedication, certain hygiene standards and proper cook time.” –El Polvorin blog

After 14 years in Bolivia and many campaigns and promos to generate sales fast food juggernaut McDonalds was forced to pack up and leave the Latin American nation. They served Bolivians their last burgers Continue reading

5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make To Change Your Life

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In 5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make For Your Food and 5 More New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make For Your Food I outlined some resolutions you could make (or goals you could set) to usher in 2012. Now, I’m making suggestions for areas in your life you that will help you change your life…and maybe the world. This time, there’s a little help from Family Guy. Continue reading