Nestle to spend $3.6 billion on improving climate footprint

GENEVA (AP) — Nestle, the world's biggest food company, said Thursday that it will spend 3.2 billion Swiss francs ($3.6 billion) over five years to improve its climate footprint. Nes...

Singapore becomes first in world to approve lab-grown meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singapore has granted the world's first regulatory approval of lab-created meat to U.S. food manufacturing startup Eat Just. On Wednesday (Dec. 2), the American com...

U.S. drug certification is outdated, says report

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. congressional commission has proposed replacing the U.S. drug certification process — a fixture of U.S. anti-narcotics policy that classifies countries based on their cooperatio...

ChickP, the First in the World to Launch the Groundbreaking 90% Chickpea Isolate, Successfully Patents Its Brainchild in Israel

Investor Growthwell Group, a Local, Temasek-backed Plant-based Meat Manufacturer, Is Helping the Company Apply for a Patent in Singapore Newly launched in November, the next-generation, non-GMO Chic...

Beyond Meat Introduces Brand New Beyond Pork™ Product in China

The plant-based minced pork is Beyond Meat's latest cutting-edge innovation and the company's first product developed specifically for the Chinese market From Nov. 18-24, Shanghai foodies can be the ...

Beyond Meat Debuts New Product, Beyond Pork™, in China

The plant-based minced pork is Beyond Meat's latest cutting-edge innovation and the company's first product developed specifically for the Chinese market From Nov. 18-24, Shanghai foodies can be the ...

For business owners with COVID, virus is just one struggle

NEW YORK (AP) — When Chris Hyland caught the coronavirus, his ordeal went beyond being sick and exhausted — he couldn’t help his business partners manage the virus’s impact on their company just as th...

Amazon, Beyond Meat fall; Eli Lilly, Ulta Beauty rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: Amazon.com Inc., down $108.72 to $3,035.02. The European Union accused the e-commerce gi...

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Thanksgiving feast or famine? Turkey industry left to guess

For the turkey industry, this Thanksgiving is a guessing game. Millions of Americans are expected to have scaled-down celebrations amid the pandemic, heeding official warnings again...

Panama's 2nd biggest Indigenous group votes to ban masks

PANAMA CITY (AP) — A cultural body for the Guna Yala people in Panama voted Monday to ban the wearing of face masks used to combat coronavirus infections, arguing “it is not a custom of our people.” ...

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___ China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and secur...

Veggie burgers are still burgers, EU lawmakers rule

BRUSSELS (AP) — Plant-based products that do not contain meat can continue to be labeled “sausages” or “burgers,” European lawmakers said Friday, when they rejected a proposal back by the meat industr...

EU agriculture policy: What are the bones of contention?

The European Union's common agricultural policy (CAP) accounts for about a third of the EU budget, with some €54 billion ($64 billion) in farming subsidies going to the bloc's 27 member s...

7-Eleven launches two new vegan ready-to-eat meals from OmniEat

Convenient, healthy and plant-based food options ready in minutes! HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 21 October 2020 - In recent years, more consumers around the globe are choosing to follow more pl...