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Are some plant-based meat and dairy alternatives ‘ultra-processed’?
By Elaine Watson
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‘Processed food’ has varying definitions. Some research suggests there is higher risk of mortality in adults if we eat ‘ultra-processed foods’ as the cornerstone of our diet. So does that mean that the Impossible Burger is an ultra-processed, unhealthy food? I would say no, but it’s a lot for consumers to sort through. Dr Rachel Cheatham, FoodScape Group