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Cheap food is driving destruction of the natural world, says Chatham House report

Food production is the main driver of biodiversity loss with the ‘cheaper food paradigm’ playing a key role.

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Why would vegetarians, vegans or meat eaters ever consider lab ‘meat’?

Marketing this gut-churning product will be an uphill struggle, says Joanna Blythman, food journalist and author of Swallow This

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EU parliament to hear proposals on meat tax this week

The ‘fair meat pricing’ proposals have been devised by campaign group the True Animal Protein Price Coalition

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Co-op pledges to cut nitrite use in own label bacon by 60%

The retailer said the cut in the use of nitrites would not affect the preservation, taste and colour characteristics of its bacon

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Startup launches environmentally-friendly traceable meat box

Happy Meat is claiming its meat boxes have a significantly lower carbon footprint compared to standard beef

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3D printed vegan meat a step closer after startup wins $6m investment

Israel-based Redefine Meat aims to create industrial-level 3D printing machines for use across the food sector

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Denmark’s JN Meat triumphs at World Steak Challenge

The supplier retained its title for the world’s best steak with a Finnish-reared ribe eye 

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Sainsbury’s to open meat-free butchers pop-up in London

The pop-up will showcase Sainsbury’s range of meat alternatives

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Meat alternatives to dominate global market by 2040, claims report

It suggests just 40% of the meat sector will be made up of conventional meat products by 2040

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Letters: clean meat has no UK regulation

Your article on clean meat makes it clear the pace of commercial growth in this area is rapid

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Lidl trials method of meat production labels on fresh chicken packs

The move is a first by a UK supermarket and could be rolled out across Lidl’s entire meat range if succesful

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Call for meat tax 'too simplistic', food experts warn

The proposal would be ’too blunt a policy tool’, and needed a more nuanced approach, according to an event convened by the Food Ethics Council