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The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Fake Meat in America

Are you eating Fake Meat? Are you a vegetarian? Or do you just love a 16 oz ribeye? Either way, you’ll find Derek Thompson’s Plain English podcast a must-listen.

For the past 50 years, Americans have basically responded to the case against eating animals by eating more animals. The share of Americans who call themselves vegan or vegetarian hasn’t increased in the past 20 years. But a few years ago, I was certain that we were near peak meat, thanks to the rise of plant-based “meat” products—like Impossible Burgers and Beyond Meat sausages.”

Read the entire article here: The Ringer

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