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    Cultured Abundance (A blog on the science of cell-based meat)

    Robert Yaman has put together a fantastic new resource for those interested in the science behind cell-based meat. Cultured Abundance is completely open source and is aimed at students,  scientists, investors, entrepreneurs or anyone interested in moving into or learning more about this space. Primarily featuring patent reviews and other high level technical content, it also acts as a curated catalog […] More

  • Sandhya Sriram of Shiok Meats on introducing cell-based meat: Women in Tech
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    Sandhya Sriram of Shiok Meats on introducing cell-based meat: Women in Tech

    Seafood is a great source of protein, but its supply in the wild is dwindling due to overfishing. However, large-scale fish farming also has its downsides, especially with regards to the environmental impact. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, the most common negative environmental impacts that have been […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Lab-Grown Kangaroo Meat: It's What's for Dinner?

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    Lab-Grown Kangaroo Meat: It’s What’s for Dinner?

    An Australian startup’s efforts to culture meat from kangaroo tissue hints at a future where scientists cultivate exotic fare for adventurous eaters…. Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat Inc on Wednesday said it priced its initial public offering at $25 per share, the upper end of its $23-$25 price range…. […] Click here to view full […] More

  • University researchers aim to lower cost to make lab-grown meat
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    University researchers aim to lower cost to make lab-grown meat

    Peter Stogios manipulates a protein crystal mounted on an X-ray diffractometer. He and his team are researching a less expensive way of making cell-based meat (photo by Nick Iwanyshyn) On grocery store shelves among packages of farmed beef, poultry and pork, Peter Stogios expects to one day see meat […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Impossible Whopper's plant patties taste almost like real meat — and that's worrying cattle farmers
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    Impossible Whopper’s plant patties taste almost like real meat — and that’s worrying cattle farmers

    The Impossible Whopper — a burger without meat — is one of the latest battlegrounds in the "fake meat" wars. I’m in a Burger King in Missouri ordering two Whoppers for myself. In my defence, this is research for Foreign Correspondent. St Louis’s 59 Burger King stores are trialling […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Experts predict that 60% of all meat will be ‘fake’ by 2040
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    Experts predict that 60% of all meat will be ‘fake’ by 2040

    Shutterstock Cows don’t exactly pose an apparent threat to the future of mankind. At first glance, they look pretty innocuous. That is until one takes a deeper look – food production accounts for just over one-quarter of global emissions, and 58% of that comes from livestock, BBC reports . […] Click here to view full […] More

  • New start-ups with meat industry join the Australian market to tackle mass production – ABC Rural

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    New start-ups with meat industry join the Australian market to tackle mass production – ABC Rural

    Australia has become the last country to join the growing meat industry in the lab, which to date has been dominated by food technology start-ups in Europe, Israel and California’s Silicon Valley. Key points from Lab grown meat Key points: Two Australian companies that grow meat in a laboratory […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Lab-grown meat industry start-ups join Australian market to tackle issue of mass production

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    Lab-grown meat industry start-ups join Australian market to tackle issue of mass production

    The main issue facing the lab-meat industry is how to produce it economically. Australia has become the latest country to join the emerging lab-grown meat industry, which so far has been dominated by food-tech start-ups in Europe, Israel and California’s Silicon Valley. Two Australian companies that grow meat in […] Click here to view full […] More

  • British investors have an appetite for firms making lab-grown sausages and burgers
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    British investors have an appetite for firms making lab-grown sausages and burgers

    British investors, including the founder of smoothie company Innocent Drinks, are ploughing money into start-ups which hope to serve up laboratory-grown sausages and burgers. Agronomics , an AIM-listed firm targeting investments in so-called clean food companies, is poised to unveil a deal to buy a 7 per cent stake […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Lab-Grown Foie Gras Will Be in Restaurants By 2021
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    Lab-Grown Foie Gras Will Be in Restaurants By 2021

    Lab-grown foie gras could be in restaurants in two years Lab-grown food could soon satisfy the world’s appetite for meat, according to Yuki Hanyu, co-founder and CEO of startup IntegriCulture Inc. The Japanese cultured meat company wants to see its slaughter-free foie gras served in restaurants in two years. […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Clean meat startups: 10 lab-grown meat producers to watch

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    Clean meat startups: 10 lab-grown meat producers to watch

    Clean meat is one of the hottest areas of startup innovation right now—and for good reason. Conventional meat is extremely water- and resource-intensive, is one of the major causes of deforestation and carries a heavy ethical burden. Fishing comes with pollution, plastic waste, overfishing and harm to other aquatic […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Cell-Based Fish: 4 Important Facts Everyone Should Know
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    Cell-Based Fish: 4 Important Facts Everyone Should Know

    fish fillet Adobe Stock As disclosed in a recent CBS Insight report, 30% of global human calorie consumption is sourced from meat products. Also revealed in the report is the credible threat that lab-based or plant-based meat startups pose to the $90 billion meat industry. Analysts at Barclays project […] Click here to view full […] More

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    What about the farmers?

    I’ve been a mad supporter of the burgeoning alternative protein space (particularly cellular agriculture) for about 2 years now. I’m so keen in fact, that I’m studying biotechnology at university and aim to get started in some kind of research soon. Because I’m so passionate, I talk about it a lot and post things on […] More

  • Ctrl-Alt-Meat
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    Ctrl-Alt-Meat

    AsianScientist (Jul. 19, 2019) – By Sudhir Vadaketh – Imagine if you had a kitchen countertop bioreactor that could produce wagyu beef on demand. Better still, you could tweak its chemical constituents—reducing, say, the bad cholesterol—to produce personalized, healthier meat. This vision may seem fantastical but it is entirely […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Israeli start-up developing lab-grown steak aims to conquer the global market

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    Israeli start-up developing lab-grown steak aims to conquer the global market

    Aleph Farms, a Rehovot-based Israeli startup, says it is the first company to have developed steak in a laboratory. Photo by Kobi Richter/TPS Other eco-friendly meats such as fake chicken and beef burgers have recently become popular, but alternative steaks have remained unattainable, until now. Due to the unique […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Forget The Farm, This Steak Comes From A Lab
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    Forget The Farm, This Steak Comes From A Lab

    How would you like your steak down? Rare or singed by a Bunsen burner. Steak, up until quite recently, has come from animals. That’s all about to change thanks to an Israeli start-up that has figured out a way to create steak in a laboratory. If the idea of […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Start-up dreams of feeding world with cheap lab-cultured meat
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    Start-up dreams of feeding world with cheap lab-cultured meat

    Yuki Hanyu won’t put a time frame on it, but believes the day will come when the world’s burgeoning population will be able to eat its fill of meat — and all without a single animal being slaughtered. It was with this bold vision that Hanyu, 34, co-founder and […] Click here to view full […] More

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