A rose by any other name: What to label alternative ‘dairy’ and ‘meat’ products?

The dairy and meat industries have been abuzz in recent years about the matter of names. Can alternative “dairy” products truly be called dairy? After all, we’ve always called the liquid inside of coconuts “milk,” even though coconuts assuredly don’t lactate. Similarly, can plant-based or lab-grown “meat” products use “meat” in their names?

It’s a […]

Cockroach milk: the next big ‘dairy’ alternative?

You’ve probably heard about the most popular alternative “dairy” products: soy milk, almond milk, rice milk, coconut milk, and so on. These sound fairly palatable to most people, but one of the latest alternatives generating discussion might make you do a double take: insect milk.

It’s not as gross as it sounds — insect milk, […]