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Your Questions: Meatless Meat And GDP

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Your Questions: Meatless Meat And GDP

Your Questions: Meatless Meat And GDP

Your Questions: Meatless Meat And GDP

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Mmm burgers.
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We get a lot of mail! We get critiques, praise, different perspectives on the stories we do, and lots of ideas for new stories. We get a lot of questions, too. We read every single email, tweet and direct message, but we do have to pick and choose which questions to answer.

Today we tackle a question about the gross domestic product of the U.S., and how it breaks down into goods and services. We also take a look at the meat alternative industry's rising star — Beyond Meat — to see if we can taste the difference between plant-based meat and, well meat meat.

Thanks to all of you for your questions and comments. Please do keep 'em coming!

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