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Milestone moments from 2018

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We’ve come a long way over the past twelve months, and with a new year upon us, thoughts turn to what lies ahead. In 2018, VegFund has supported nearly 1,000 vegan outreach activities spanning more than 45 countries. These activities ranged from film screenings and video outreach to food samplings, medical conferences, research projects, vegan challenges, online veg pledges, and more. Together, let’s surpass this mark in the new year! Of the many fantastic VegFund grantee events that took place in 2018, here are just...

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Let’s talk about clean meat

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Clean meat? Me? “Clean meat” is here. It’s real. It’s a thing. Meat grown from in vitro animal cell cultures rather than from slaughtered animals. Widespread availability may be a way off as the product is refined and scaled up, but clean meat will soon be a talking point in our discussions with the public about animal farming and plant-based eating. Development is on a fast track, spurred by investment from technology firms and some of the largest food companies in the world. It’s a...

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Clean meat

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Faunalytics, a nonprofit research organization, with support from The Good Food Institute (GFI), recently released important new research on consumer acceptance of clean meat. Clean meat (also referred to as cultured meat or in vitro meat) is real meat produced without the need to breed, raise, and slaughter farm animals. Clean meat is expected to be widely available in the next few years, and it has the potential to positively impact the lives and animals, people, and the environment. But most consumers will need to...

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