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Lab-grown meat & nuclear yeast vats: COP27 reignites the war on food

Source: (https://bit.ly/3O2RpdC)
We're a week into this year's UN climate summit, COP27, and the
various agenda planned to roll out on the back of it are coming into
focus.
None more so than the autumn offensive in the establishment's war
on food. There's a big push on that front.
Today was "Adaptation and Agriculture" day at COP27, and you
probably don't need me to tell you what was on the agenda - a lot
of talk of "sustainability", "innovation", "climate-friendly
production" and so on.
As usual with these global meetings, the closed-door discussions
and po-faced newspeak presentations are accompanied by a wave
of synchronized propaganda.
One angle this propaganda is taking is that COP27 "refused to
discuss" meat or farming in general, and therefore those people
insisting we should kill all the cows in the world and eat lab-grown
paste instead are somehow rebels speaking truth to power.
That's how George Monbiot is arranging the narrative for his piece
in the Guardian.
It's nonsense, of course. COP27 literally had an entire day dedicated
to discussing farming, "food security" and "innovations" to "reduce
methane".
Further, COP27 is being used to launch the UN's new Food and
Agriculture for Sustainable Transformation (FAST) initiative.
[A] shift towards sustainable, climate-resilient, healthy diets would
help reduce health and climate change costs by up to US$ 1.3 trillion
while supporting food security in the face of climate change.
As well as the AIM initiative, which intends to channel 8 BILLION
dollars into "farming innovations".
But, in another example of the fake binary, while COP27 members
were inside discussing "adapting agriculture", "protestors" were
outside demanding they discuss adapting agriculture.
That's just the broadest most ambitious "food reform" propaganda
coming out in the last few days though, there's a lot more where that
came from.
Earlier this week it was announced that synthetic meat company
GoodMeat would be unveiling their new lab-grown meat products
at the COP27 summit.
On a similar theme, EuroNews asks:
Companies are making slaughter-free meat - so why isn't it for sale
in shops?
It's not just lab-grown meat or nuclear-powered yeast paste hitting
the headlines either, edible insect stories are suddenly all over the
news again.
The I has a piece from a "journalist" who didn't like the idea
of eating insects, but then tried it for a week and found out it was
actually great.
The academic journal PNAS published an article unsubtly titled
"How to convince people to eat insects", which suggests we need
to "create a new norm".
Healthline News has an article "What Science Says About Eating
Insects". Spoiler alert - "science" says that eating insects is great
and everybody should do it as much as possible. Who knew, right?
At the same time, the UK's Food Standards Agency published
a startingly well-timed report on the safety of edible insects (turns
out they're safe, shocking isn't it?)
Eww world order: How the right-wing became obsessed with eating
bugs. This opens with a screed about how lunatic right-wing
conspiracy theorists think we're all being programmed to eat
insectsÂ…and then seamlessly blends into half-a-dozen paragraphs
about how eating insects is actually really good for you though, and
good for the planet too.


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