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  • Lab-Grown Meats Will Change the Food Industry Forever

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    Lab-Grown Meats Will Change the Food Industry Forever

    Advancements in biotechnology and gene editing tools like CRISPR are changing the agriculture industry for the better. While CRISPR is being used to produce better crops and sustainable beef , lab cultured meat is another promising alternative. What does cultured meat mean? Does it taste the same? How is […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Jellyfish, insects & 3D-printed meat: Here’s what experts think you’ll be eating in the future
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    Jellyfish, insects & 3D-printed meat: Here’s what experts think you’ll be eating in the future

    A new report gives a fascinating insight into the future of food five, 30 and 150 years from now as the world adapts to technological advancements and a changing environment. Just don’t read it over lunch. The 34-page report , commissioned by British supermarket Sainsbury’s, paints a picture of […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Singapore’s VisVires New Protein leads $12m funding in Israel’s Aleph Farms
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    Singapore’s VisVires New Protein leads $12m funding in Israel’s Aleph Farms

    Aleph Farms, an Israeli lab-grown beef startup, has raised $12 million in a Series A funding round, led by Singapore-based venture fund VisVires New Protein (VVNP). Aleph Farms is VVNP’s seventh investment from its venture fund focused on global food and feed startups. Cargill, M-Industry (the industrial group of […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Future Fields is Making Serum-Free Media to Help Companies Grow Cheaper Meat

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    Future Fields is Making Serum-Free Media to Help Companies Grow Cheaper Meat

    A prototype of Future FIelds’ cultured meat, made using their animal-free media. Up in Alberta, Canada, a young startup is quietly working to accelerate the production of cultured meat. Future Fields is developing a key to unlock the potential of cellular agriculture: animal-free media. For those not in the […] Click here to view full […] More

  • WildAid: The Alt-Meat Revolution is (Finally) Here
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    WildAid: The Alt-Meat Revolution is (Finally) Here

    In the latest sign that alternative meat is going mainstream, plant-based meat company Beyond Meat went public last week, in the hottest IPO of 2019 . They more than doubled their expected valuation of $1.5 billion to $3.8 billion. Clearly, investors see a good bet. Last year the company […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Fake meat: don't go bacon my heart, say butchers

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    Fake meat: don’t go bacon my heart, say butchers

    An ‘Impossible Whopper’ sits on a table at a Burger King restaurant in Richmond Heights, Missouri, on April 1 2019. Proponents call it "slaughter-free," or "clean" meat. For many in the traditional meat industry, it is simply "fake." Image: Michael Thomas / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP Slicing […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Affordable lab-grown meat: India looks to become global cell-based meat hub
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    Affordable lab-grown meat: India looks to become global cell-based meat hub

    Related tags: India, cell-based meat, lab-grown, Clean meat Dubbed the Centre of Excellence in Cellular Agriculture, the facility is a collaborative effort by the Good Food Institute (GFI) India and the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) Mumbai. “From a broad perspective, the goal [of the institute] has always been […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Meat Without the Animal
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    Meat Without the Animal

    In 2013, the first beef burger cultured from in vitro stem cells not part of a larger organism was eaten at a cost of $330,000. By 2018, a state-by-state legal battle had already begun over the definition of the word “meat,” a measure of how far the viability of […] Click here to view full […] More

  • $16B invested in plant-based and cell-cultured meat since 2009
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    $16B invested in plant-based and cell-cultured meat since 2009

    Dive Brief: Capitalizing on "a global shift in meat production," investors have put more than $16 billion into U.S. plant-based and cell-based meat companies in the past 10 years — $13 billion of it in 2017 and 2018. That’s according to two reports released Monday from The Good Food […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Grass Fed or Lab Fed — Which Is Better for Your Health and the Environment?
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    Grass Fed or Lab Fed — Which Is Better for Your Health and the Environment?

    Industrial agriculture is one of the most unsustainable practices of modern civilization, contributing to air pollution, water pollution, aquifer depletion, deforestation, rising carbon emissions and the depletion, erosion and poisoning of soils The long-term answer lies in the transition to sustainable, regenerative, chemical-free farming practices, not fake lab-created meat […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Lab-Grown Meat Gets Closer to Consumers' Plates
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    Lab-Grown Meat Gets Closer to Consumers’ Plates

    Cruelty-free meat doesn’t have to mean plant-based anymore. Demand for plant-based options, such as the Impossible Burger , is rising quicker than companies can keep up with. However, for those who want the familiar taste and texture of meat without the animal itself, cell-cultured options are moving closer and […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Seafood Without The Sea: Will Lab-Grown Fish Hook Consumers?
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    Seafood Without The Sea: Will Lab-Grown Fish Hook Consumers?

    High-tech meat alternatives are grabbing a lot of headlines these days. Last month, the Impossible Burger marked a meatless milestone with its debut as a Burger King Whopper. Meanwhile, Lou Cooperhouse was in a San Diego office park quietly forging plans to disrupt another more fragmented and opaque sector […] Click here to view full […] More

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    The Future of Meat

    A Better Meat for a Better World Throughout history, people have eaten meat as a large component of their diet. Vegans, on the other hand, eat plants. This is no revelation. The reasons for this difference are typically based in ethics, with vegans not wishing to fund the suffering and slaughter of conscious beings such […] More

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