Don’t buy the hype about a looming bacon shortage

Some reports have indicated that there could be a bacon shortage in 2020, but one economist isn't convinced you need to freak out about your breakfast fave.

Texas A&M University | Nov. 29, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

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87% of Danes want to avoid meat-free meals

A food survey in Denmark shows resistance to meat-free meals. Is reducing meat across meals a better strategy than telling people to go vegetarian?

Nanna Birk-U. Copenhagen | Nov. 29, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment health-and-medicine decisions food meat sustainability

Don’t buy the hype about a looming bacon shortage

Some reports have indicated that there could be a bacon shortage in 2020, but one economist isn't convinced you need to freak out about your breakfast fave.

Texas A&M University | Nov. 29, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture agriculture food global-trade meat money pigs

87% of Danes want to avoid meat-free meals

A food survey in Denmark shows resistance to meat-free meals. Is reducing meat across meals a better strategy than telling people to go vegetarian?

Nanna Birk-U. Copenhagen | Nov. 29, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment health-and-medicine decisions food meat sustainability

How Thanksgiving kickstarted the meat alternatives boom

Watch this video to find out how the meat alternatives craze got its start with Thanksgiving, and how much the technology is improving.

Jill Rosen-Johns Hopkins | Nov. 25, 2019 | futurity
~1 mins   

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More plants and less meat could cut brain risks later

Eating a diet that includes more plants and less meat when you're middle aged may delay or prevent cognitive impairment when you get older.

National University of Singapore | Nov. 15, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine aging cognition food meat plants

Half of raw food for dogs contains drug-resistant bacteria

Raw food for dogs contain drug-resistant bacteria, research finds. And those nasty bugs can go from pup to person.

U. Zurich | Oct. 16, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine bacteria dogs drug-resistance meat pets

Being an omnivore is actually quite odd

Examining one million animal species going back 800 million years shows that omnivores are rare, and that the first animal likely ate meat.

Daniel Stolte-Arizona | Aug. 22, 2019 | futurity
~8 mins   

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8 ways to avoid food poisoning

To avoid food poisoning this Fourth of July, keep these tips in mind from the grocery store all the way through putting away leftovers.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers | July 3, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine food meat

1 swap halves the carbon footprint of your diet

"Just one food substitution brought close to a 50 percent reduction, on average, in a person’s carbon footprint."

Keith Brannon-Tulane | June 12, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

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