Tuesday , May 28 2024

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Nike and other brands become political

This article was first published here. We live in the age of the political consumer brand. More than ever before, big companies selling products like food and clothes see a need to each beyond profitmaking and find a purpose in politics. From racial tensions in the US to environmental issues …

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Veganism’s dark side

This article was first published here. Veganism is a phenomenon. Young people are going vegan en masse. The “plant-based movement” is taking hold across the West, while eco-socialist campaign groups such as Greenpeace and Peta are becoming bolder than ever in their insistence that anyone who eats meat or drinks …

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Woke brands’ chickens are coming home to roost

This article was first published here. Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is perhaps the world’s most aggressively “woke” brand. By running campaigns on international geopolitics, immigration policy and culture war issues, Ben & Jerry’s has made a name for itself as a taboo-smasher willing to serve dessert with a …

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Bad actors are weaponising health misinformation in India

This article was first published here. In the post-Covid world, we are all more conscious than ever before about our health and the importance of accurate information on important medical matters. Unfortunately, though, that has not stopped a small number of bad actors from shamelessly weaponising health misinformation for selfish reasons, even …

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How we can stop deforestation faster

This article was first published here. Deforestation is a global political issue which has garnered the attention of world leaders in recent years. In November 2021, policymakers and business leaders from around the world met at COP26, the UN’s climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. One of the top headlines to …

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UPF yoghurts are no cause for concern

[Re: Hunt should toss out nanny state concerns and tackle poor health] Dr Dolly van Tulleken warns of a mysterious new foe: ultra-processed foods (UFPs). According to Dr van Tulleken – and the wider health lobby, which has launched a concerted attack on UPFs in recent months – UPFs are …

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Labour declares war on Tony the Tiger and everyday food essentials

This article was first published here. The nanny state is back. Labour frontbencher Wes Streeting has launched an angry attack on food companies over so-called “ultra-processed foods”. Streeting, who is Keir Starmer’s shadow health secretary, has made clear his intention to introduce a raft of new anti-obesity measures in an …

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Millennials spend more money in cafes and takeaways than their parents

This article was first published here. The catering industry has had a tumultuous time over the past few years of trading. It has suffered under the weight of food inflation and the coronavirus lockdowns. Their younger customers are now turning out to be a lifeline, with new data showing that …

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When young people go vegan, the planet suffers

This piece was published here Going vegan is all the rage. I see it all the time. I’m in my early twenties and I have lost count of how many of my peers have switched to a so-called ‘plant-based’ lifestyle. Young liberals care deeply about the environment and want to …

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Veganism has a problem

This article was published here. A growing number of people are conscious of their impact on the planet and want to reduce it. Polling shows more people than ever before, especially among younger generations, are aware of their carbon footprint and harbour a desire to make a difference in their lifestyle choices …

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Quand l’écoblanchiment trompe les consommateurs

This article was first published here. Chaque année, le public se soucie davantage de l’environnement. Nous sommes de plus en plus conscients de l’impact que nous avons sur la planète, du changement climatique, de la pollution et de la manière dont nous dégradons la nature. Ce qui semble être une …

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La viande cultivée en laboratoire : un moyen de luttle contre les gaz à effet de serre

This article was published here. Les émissions de gaz à effet de serre provenant de la production de viande sont un désastre pour l’environnement, car elles participent activement au changement climatique, mais les substituts de viande à base de plantes, comme le soja, sont parfois encore pires pour l’environnement. Pour …

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Don’t copy New Zealand’s prohibitionist blueprint

This article was published here. A month after Rishi Sunak announced the government’s smoking ban, its inclusion in the King’s Speech marks its first step towards becoming law. The government will propose a bill increasing the minimum smoking age by one year every year, so that as the next generation …

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Il est important que le gouvernement français résiste à l’envie de taxer les produits carnés pour lutter contre le changement climatique

This article was published here. Les écologistes souhaitent aujourd’hui que nous arrêtions de manger de la viande. En raison de l’inquiétude croissante suscitée par le changement climatique et de la volonté qui en découle de réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre pour obtenir un bilan « zéro carbone », …

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Is the end in sight for food price increases?

This article was published here. In recent years, many have felt their wallets squeezed by skyrocketing food prices. The economic fallout from the Covid pandemic, the war in Ukraine and other factors combined to create very high levels of food inflation. But recent data suggests the trend is changing, with …

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Le véganisme protège-t-il l’environnement ?

This article was first published here. Quel est le véritable impact de ces nouveaux régimes alimentaires ? Pour sauver la planète du changement climatique, de nombreux défenseurs de l’environnement affirment que nous devrions devenir végétaliens. Ils attirent l’attention sur les émissions de gaz à effet de serre provenant de l’élevage de …

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Anonymous viral WhatsApp message contains false palm oil scare stories

A recent viral WhatsApp message contained a number of false statements about palm oil, leading to a needless health scare among many. Palm oil is a common product used in food products and toiletries sold around the world, but it sometimes falls victim to scare stories which have no basis …

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La tendance des jeunes Français à devenir végétaliens nuit à leur santé et à l’environnement

This article was first published here. Le véganisme est aujourd’hui une tendance croissante dans le monde occidental, en particulier chez les jeunes. Les végétaliens vantent les bienfaits d’un régime alimentaire à base de plantes pour la santé. Ils sont également nombreux à observer l’impact environnemental de l’élevage sur les émissions …

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Palm oil does not threaten health

This article was first published here. Palm oil is a very common product. It appears in thousands of food products and is sold and used all around the world without issue. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation surrounding palm oil. Some people, possibly with a vested commercial interest in …

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Veganism harms the planet and our health

This article was first published here. Veganism is on the rise. There are tens of millions of vegans in the world, amounting to more than 1% of the world’s population, per some estimates. With demand for plant-based foodstuffs soaring, meat and milk substitutes are selling faster than ever before. According to the Good Food Institute, global retail sales …

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