Environmental impact

  • Environmental impact,  Health & nutrition

    What Are GMOs?

    When the question, “is it safe to have chemicals pumped into the food we are eating” is presented, a lot of people’s initial answer is no. That answer is probably because GMOs have a lot of negative affiliations due to people’s reactions to eat something ‘unnatural’. GMO stands for genetically modified organism, which sounds unnatural; but in the same sense cows and corn are natural, genetically¬†modified food is as well.¬† Human beings have been harvesting and growing food for thousands of years. At the beginning of those thousands of years food like corn and cattle looked and tasted a lot different than today. That is because over those thousands of…

  • Community impact,  Companies,  Environmental impact

    Are Beyond Meat and Impossible Meat Socially Responsible?

    Corporate Social Responsibility  What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ?  CSR is a program in a company that self-regulates the company’s contribution to societal goals. CSR for example would promote if the company did volunteer work, donated to charities or gave back to the community. CSR is really important because a lot of companies: abuse child labour, discriminate against race or gender, or pollute the environment, and try to keep their actions under wraps. CSR’s job is to expose companies about negative actions, fix their wrong doing and improve the ethics of the company. So What is Beyond Meat‘s CSR claim: “We believe there is a better way to feed our future and that the positive choices…

  • Environmental impact

    How does Plant-Based Meat Help Our Climate?

    Most of the vegetarians I know aren’t vegetarian for a diet. Like I discussed in the health article about plant based meat, fake meat and real meat have about the same effects for your health. If they have the same health effects as real meat, then why not stick with real meat? Whether you know it or not, meat manufactures of toady are one of the leading causes for climate change. Why is it morally incorrect? Today the average American male eats 4.8 ounces and American women eats 3.1 ounces of meat per day. There are 328.2 million people living in the United States right now. That’s almost 100 million…