Food & Nutrition

How Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat Convinced Meat-Lovers to Eat Plant Burgers

Plant-based meat alternatives—products that look, taste, and even sizzle like animal meat—are having a pretty big year. The brands Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat have been scoring headlines, raising impressive amounts of capital and legions of hungry, happy customers: a splashy IPO and partnerships with chains including of Carl’s Jr. and TGI Friday’s for Beyond […]

Health

Trump’s EPA To Weaken Rule Limiting Coal Plant Mercury Emissions

President Donald Trump’s administration announced Friday that the Environmental Protection Agency is relaxing Obama-era rules preventing coal-fired power plants from releasing mercury and other dangerous pollutants into the air.  The proposed change ― which EPA acting administrator Andrew Wheeler signed on Thursday and will be up for 60 days of public comment before a final […]