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Resolve to have a plant-based 2019

With the glow of Christmas barely behind us, we look forward to the new year and the customary New Year's resolutions: reduce social media use, reduce weight and, this year, reduce animal food consumption.

One third of consumers already report reducing their consumption of animal foods. Hundreds of school, college, hospital and corporate cafeterias have embraced Meatless Monday. Even fast-food chains Chipotle, Denny's, Panera, Subway, Taco Bell and White Castle are rolling out plant-based options.

A dozen start-ups, led by Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are creating healthy, eco-friendly, compassionate, convenient, delicious plant-based meat and dairy products. Meat industry...

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