Q. Which of the following is/are correct about plant-based meats?
1.Plants don’t have muscle tissue (elastic and flexible). Instead, they have rigid structures.
2.For flavours, plant-based meat uses Beetroot extract and soy leghemoglobin.
3.Mock meat made from soy has been catering to Buddhist monks in East Asia for ages.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below;

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] .1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Statement 1 and 3 are correct: Plants don’t have muscle tissue (elastic and flexible). Instead, they have rigid structures. Mock meat made from soy has been catering to Buddhist monks in East Asia for ages. Statement 2 is incorrect: For flavour, plant-based meat uses plant-based saturated fats to mimic the intra-muscular fat in animal tissue. Beetroot extract, pomegranate powder and soy leghemoglobin are used to mimic the colour(Look) of red meat.

Source: What is ‘meat’ from plants, and is ‘just like’ meat vegetarian?