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FLASHBACK: The history of fake meat starts with the Seventh-Day Adventist Church

FLASHBACK: The history of fake meat starts with the Seventh-Day Adventist Church

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Comment: This article from 2015 is even more relevant today, with the rise of the Impossible and Beyond burgers. In the few short years since this article was written, fake meat has exploded in popularity, while the ideology has ramped up to hysterical proportions. Veggie burgers and imitation meat are downright common these days, but it took a long time for meat analogues to earn respect at the table. But eventually, it happened. These days, fast food chains like Burger King and Subway sell veggie patties. The veggie dog is common in most baseball parks — both minor and major league — and if you’re on one of the coasts, it’s not too hard to find a restaurant that’s willing to sprinkle a little Gardein onto your nachos in lieu of the ground beef. Research by Mintel in 2012 showed that the meat alternatives industry was worth a whopping $553 million in the U.S. alone. But this whole business of fake meat becoming really popular didn’t come out of nowhere. For that, we have…
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