Pyttipanna (Links for the Week of January 19, 2020)

Pyttipanna: Swedish for “small pieces in a pan.”

Image: US National Archives

  • A bullish outlook on ersatz meats through the new decade
  • Attorneys General of 15 states team to sue Trump admin over cuts to food assistance
  • Silica particles added to food may help to curb obesity by inhibiting fat absorption
  • Offerings of food start-ups across the pond show Brits are breaking vegan in a big way
  • Review of a new novel whose subjects are that of hog farming and hog slaughter
  • “Green” news you may have missed: Sheep of Scotland’s Orkney Islands eat seaweed, which causes them to pass less gas than sheep fed the usual fodder
  • Fake meat brand Quorn to add carbon footprint labeling to packaging
  • Ben & Jerry’s releases streaming-service themed ice cream flavor, “Netflix & Chill’d”
  • Recent study finds that sugar alters the brain in a manner similar to drug addiction
  • Salad vending machines take the Windy City

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