“You’re So Fake!” A Very Abridged Look at the Long History of Plant-Based Dairy, Meat and Eggs

Marla Rose
8 min readApr 16, 2021
Image credit: John Beske

In the early spring of 1999, my husband and I went to Negril, Jamaica. It was a lovely, low-key, off-season trip, one where we spent most of our days on the beach or on the cliffs, riding bikes and wading in the dazzling turquoise ocean with a perpetual contact high. We were there ostensibly to gather information for a feature I…