1 in 4 meat substitutes ‘do not contain enough protein to be considered a source of protein’

Ireland-based food safety and nutrition organisation Safefood looked at the nutritional content of 354 ready-to-eat and main meal vegetarian, plant-based meat substitutes available in supermarkets on the island of Ireland between 28 April and 26 May 2020.While most were lower in calories, fat and saturated fat, most had lower protein than their meat equivalents and…

The brittle truth about vegan Easter eggs

Easter egg sales have soared nearly 50% in the UK this year as consumers plan to celebrate an easing of lockdown restrictions.Sales are up £48m to £153m on last year, according to figures from Kantar. “There are signs of people making a special, even symbolic, effort this year,”​ Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer…

‘Big Ag has not delivered’: Food security under threat from agribusiness giants, warns report

The new report looks forward to 2045 to consider what the agri-food landscape may look like if agribusiness is to continue as usual.Specific threats to farming and food security, encouraged by an accelerated breakdown of the environment, are underpinned by agribusiness’ increasing control of big data. Food security, argue the report authors, will consequently be…

There’s finally a way to keep your AirPods secure, even if you’re doing a headstand — Future Blink

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Researchers made a robot that could find your lost keys — Strictly Robots

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The ‘Concrete Cowboy’ cast on the importance of bringing Black cowboys to the screen

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