Ingredients > Meats

Soy approach for cell-based meat

14 May, 2020

Scientists may have developed a more affordable and sustainable cell-based meat using textured soy protein (TSP) scaffolding.

Sizzling start for plant-based meat start-up v2food

03 October, 2019

An Australian plant-based meat start-up, v2food, has launched, created in partnership with the CSIRO and Hungry Jack's founder Jack Cowin.

Red meat vs soy protein, study results

03 October, 2019

A NZ-based study has revealed that consuming fresh, unprocessed red meat thrice weekly has a similar effect on heart health as consuming soy protein.

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences GRINDSTED PLANT-TEX egg white replacement system

20 June, 2019

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has launched naturally sourced GRINDSTED PLANT-TEX egg white replacement system for plant-based meat alternatives.

Would you eat a maggot sausage?

01 May, 2019

Scientists are exploring the use of insect-based specialty foods potentially made from 'upcycled waste' to feed the growing population of the future.

Getting cephalopods onto your plate

02 November, 2018

Squid, octopus and cuttlefish could become an important food source, but they need some good preparation and PR.

Red meat, Asians and colorectal cancer

01 November, 2018

Researchers have challenged the link between red and processed meat consumption and colorectal cancer in Asians.

Aquafarming and food security

14 September, 2018 by Jenny Seifert

More seafood comes from aquaculture than is wild caught but the industry has to address the effects of climate change if it is to continue to grow.

Eating meat and social status

10 September, 2018

Those who perceive themselves as having a lower socioeconomic status may eat more meat to make up for their status, as meat consumption symbolises power.

Germany leads global vegan product launches

31 July, 2018

Despite being stereotypically known for its sausages, Germany was responsible for 15% of global vegan product launches between July 2017 and June 2018.

Eating fish lowers death risks

25 July, 2018

Eating lots of fish can reduce the risk of dying in both men and women by 8–9%, depending on how it's cooked.

When is a salmon not a salmon?

12 June, 2018

Answer: if it's actually a trout. Chinese consumers unhappy at being sold farm-raised trout labelled as imported salmon.

Eating more seafood increases chances of pregnancy

04 June, 2018

Seafood should be the go-to food for couples looking to increase their libido and their chances of conception, according to new research.

No more 'veggie sausages' in France

07 May, 2018

France's decision to ban the use of meat-related words to describe vegan food products, such as 'burger' and 'steak', has received a mixed reaction.

Captive breeding, reproductive success and food security

14 March, 2018

Captive-born animals are only half as likely to be successful breeders, which is raising concerns about food security.

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