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Vegan food startup Impossible Foods recently released their new Impossible Burger—a plant-based burger that looks and tastes just like meat. Their secret? A special ingredient missing from most vegan burgers: Heme. Yup, you read that right! Heme, which is notorious for being a component of hemoglobin in blood, is now being synthesized by yeast using DNA extracted…

Four Food Start-Ups That Are Changing the World

The global population is expected to reach nine billion by 2050, and there is growing concern about how to feed that number of people with the resources available. Then there’s our reliance on foods that are resource intensive—especially meat and other animal-based foods. In response, a wave of new food companies has emerged. Food corporations…