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Fake Meats, Finally, Taste Like Chicken

Published: 
Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:35pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

Last May, Whole Foods recalled two types of curried chicken salad that had been sold in some of its stores in the Northeast. The retailer’s kitchens had accidentally confused a batch of “chick’n” salad made with a plant protein substitute with one made from real chicken, and reversed the labels.

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Meat Makes the Planet Thirsty

Published: 
Sun, 03/09/2014 - 1:20pm
Category: 
Water

California is experiencing one of its worst droughts on record. Just two and a half years ago, Folsom Lake, a major reservoir outside Sacramento, was at 83 percent capacity. Today it’s down to 36 percent.

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Why Do Vegetarians Live Longer?

Published: 
Fri, 10/26/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Shopping & Food

Nearly a decade of extra life -- that's what you get when you move away from eating animal foods and toward a plant-based diet. This is really exciting science for anyone seeking healthy longevity (and who isn't?)!

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A Chicken Without Guilt

Published: 
Sun, 03/11/2012 - 11:37am

Real Fake Chicken: The Op-Ed columnist Mark Bittman visits a factory that is perfecting a new type of vegetarian substitute for chicken.