Vegetarian http://nwpr.org en Farmed Trout Go Vegetarian (Sort Of), Taste Virtually The Same http://nwpr.org/post/farmed-trout-go-vegetarian-sort-taste-virtually-same <p>The search is on for a cost-effective alternative fish food. And we don't mean the Ben &amp; Jerry's Ice Cream flavor. What we're talking about is the pellets fed to farmed fish. A key ingredient in commercial feed is other fish caught in the wild. Northwest trout farmers - and some salmon growers - recognize that practice is unsustainable. But trout are carnivores. They can't just become vegetarians, or can they? Correspondent Tom Banse joined a taste test to see if seafood consumers can tell any difference.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 14:30:55 +0000 Tom Banse 28427 at http://nwpr.org Farmed Trout Go Vegetarian (Sort Of), Taste Virtually The Same McDonald's Goes Vegetarian — In India http://nwpr.org/post/mcdonalds-goes-vegetarian-india McDonald's, home of the iconic Big Mac, is going vegetarian. Well, at least in India, where 20 to 42 percent or more of the population (depending on how you count) <a href="http://www.fao.org/WAIRDOCS/LEAD/X6170E/x6170e09.htm">eschews meat</a>, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.<p>According to AFP, McDonald's will open its first vegetarian-only location next year near the <a href="http://www.sacred-destinations.com/india/golden-temple-of-amritsar">Golden Temple</a>, a pilgrimage site sacred to Sikhs located in the city of Amritsar in northern India. Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:07:00 +0000 editor 14603 at http://nwpr.org McDonald's Goes Vegetarian — In India Real Or Fake? New Meat Alternatives Strive To Make It Hard To Tell http://nwpr.org/post/real-or-fake-new-meat-alternatives-strive-make-it-hard-tell <p>HOOD RIVER, Ore. -- Northwest-born Gardenburger and Tofurky are vegetarian alternatives to meat. They sell well, but they don&#39;t fool any meat lovers. This year, food companies from here and abroad aim to debut fake meat products that come closer than ever to mimicking the real thing. Dutch researchers claim they can grow hamburger in the laboratory from just a few bovine stem cells. But are people really craving a Petri-patty? Correspondent Tom Banse explores that question. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 14:13:40 +0000 Tom Banse 4497 at http://nwpr.org Real Or Fake? New Meat Alternatives Strive To Make It Hard To Tell A Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Corinna Nicolaou http://nwpr.org/post/vegetarian-thanksgiving-corinna-nicolaou <p>Facing the prospect of a turkey-less Thanksgiving?&nbsp; Northwest Public Radio commentator Corinna Nicolaou was too when she became a vegetarian. She wondered how the meal could be delicious without meat infused gravy. Then she discovered the secret: vegetarian doesn't have to mean healthy...</p><p></p><p></p> <p> You can read more of Corinna's commentary at <a href="http://onenonegetssome.com/">her blog</a> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 18:43:35 +0000 Corinna Nicolaou 3505 at http://nwpr.org A Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Corinna Nicolaou