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The #ALEPH2020 initiative: up-to-date scientific information on animal source foods and livestock, and their role in ethical, sustainable, and healthy diets.
Jan 24, 2021 13 tweets 11 min read
THREAD 3 -GLOBAL POWER CENTRES

The transnational corporations (THREAD 1 ) & investors (THREAD 2 ) that are now pushing a #plantbased food system are forces that operate symbiotically within the bulwark of neoliberal capitalism. The latter is constituted of such (overlapping) power centers as @TrilateralNA, @GroupofThirty, @CFR_org & @wef. These think tanks represent the strategic-planning & consensus-forming centers of the #plutocracy (aka, the 'transnational capitalist class').
Jan 23, 2021 24 tweets 13 min read
THREAD 2 -LARGE INVESTORS

The #vegan option promises a new market horizon to a corporate system in need of expansion. In addition to novel product lines developed by transnational companies, business operations are launched as ambitious tech #startups.

greenqueen.com.hk/meet-the-10-ne… #SiliconValley & other large investors are attracted in support of a model that will activate supply chains, market speculations, & trade wars over what are expected to be the resources of the future.

dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ar…
Jan 23, 2021 11 tweets 6 min read
THREAD 1 -TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS

Food producers look back at decades of successful marketing, no matter if "animal-" or "plant-" based. In contrast to the past, transnational food corporations are now actively supporting anti-livestock messages. WHY?

livekindly.co/pepsi-vegan-fu… In support of its near-vegetarian #GreatFoodTransformation, the EAT foundation has set up a formal partnership (FReSH) with the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (@WBCSD), an industry platform of which the President is also a member of EAT's advisory board.
Jan 18, 2021 8 tweets 2 min read