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On Monday, Tyson Foods Inc, the largest producer of meat in the US, announced its launch of new plant-based burgers and sausages under the Raised & Rooted label.

The new plant-based meat products are soy-free and made of pea protein. They contain 17–21 grams of protein per serving as well as 75 percent less saturated fat than traditional versions. The cost is between $4.99 and $7.99.

David Ervin, vice president of marketing for Raised & Rooted, commented, “Our products are plants made meatier, and deliver the same delicious flavors, in a better-for-you alternative.”

Tyson Foods entered the plant-based market with the Raised & Rooted label in 2019. In the past, they have experimented with a half-plant-based, half-meat burger, as well as vegetarian nuggets that featured egg whites. The burger and egg whites were both phased out.

The launch of these new plant-based meat products comes shortly after Beyond Meat’s announcement of a new meatier, healthier Beyond Burger. Consumers speculate that this could provide some competition.

Below are some amazing homemade plant-based burger and sausage recipes to try at home!

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home

Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.

Here are some resources to get you started:

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