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Connections: Summer of Food - The rise in popularity of meatless meat

Jul 18, 2019

Our Summer of Food Series continues with a conversation about meatless meat. The popularity of the Impossible Burger continues to rise – so much so that some establishments can’t keep it in stock. It’s one of a number of new meatless burgers that’s winning over many skeptical customers.

This hour, we talk about the trend and if meatless burgers will become a mainstay.  Are they healthier than red meat? Could they help combat climate change by reducing animal agriculture? Do they taste good? Our guests discuss those questions and more: