• Beyond Impossible: The Sanitarium and World War II Past of Meat Substitutes

    8 days ago - By Eater

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    We've come a long way from John Harvey Kellogg's “protose cutlets” It's no stretch to say that fake meat is having a moment. With the popularity of brands such as Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat joining fast-food menus and grocery store aisles alike, plant-based meats are no longer seen as a sad option for vegetarians long denied flavor with meat substitutes (though, as we know, plenty of vegetarian food is packed with flavor), but for anyone who enjoys a good burger, fried chicken, or nuggets.
    But are meat substitutes really the future of eating? Maybe by...
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