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    Is Lab-Grown Meat Ready for Dinner?

    Is Lab-Grown Meat Ready for Dinner?

    “As you can see, we’re starting to get some Maillard on that,” he says. Bowman, the research-and-development chef at the alternative-protein startup Just, is referring to the Maillard reaction—the browning that occurs when meat’s amino acids and sugars are exposed to heat. If this were ordinary poultry, the effect […] Click here to view full […] More

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    Ivy League convenes at Penn to discuss the future of food

    Ivy League convenes at Penn to discuss the future of food

    This past weekend Penn hosted the Ivy League Future of Food Conference, which is an annual professional conference on plant-based diets and bioethics featuring renowned guests on a variety of food-related topics. (lyzadanger // CC BY-SA 2.0) Penn hosted a conference this weekend for experts across the Ivy League […] Click here to view full […] More

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    Would you eat slaughter-free meat?

    Would you eat slaughter-free meat?

    Lab-grown meat: These chicken nuggets are made from a live chicken There’s a looming crisis over the world’s growing appetite for meat. Could a chicken running around a farmyard in San Francisco hold the key to a solution? In 1931, Winston Churchill predicted that the human race would one […] Click here to view full […] More

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    Meat labs pursue a once-impossible goal

    Meat labs pursue a once-impossible goal

    Saam Shahrokhi prepares feedstock for growing cells at the lab of the startup Mission Barns in Berkeley, Calif. A rabbi at the world’s largest kosher certification agency is leading an effort to determine if and how meat grown from animal cells can satisfy Jewish law. BERKELEY, Calif. — Rabbi […] Click here to view full […] More

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    Can mushrooms be the platform we build the future on?

    Can mushrooms be the platform we build the future on?

    When the first bioreactor-grown “clean meat” shows up in restaurants–perhaps by the end of this year –it’s likely to come in the form of ground meat rather than a fully formed chicken wings or sirloin steak. While it’s possible to grow animal cells in a factory, it’s harder to […] Click here to view full […] More

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    ‘Clean meat’ coming to a supermarket shelf near you, but when?

    ‘Clean meat’ coming to a supermarket shelf near you, but when?

    ‘Lab meat’ will sit ‘somewhere between low-cost hamburgers and high-end cuts’ Irish consumers have a distinct preference for beef from grass-fed cattle. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons Ireland’s livestock sector shows little signs as yet of engaging with so-called “clean meat”, a new technology expected to cause significant food-sector disruption over […] Click here to view full […] More

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    Dutch Startup Raises $3.5 Million to Crack the Clean-Meat Code

    Dutch Startup Raises $3.5 Million to Crack the Clean-Meat Code

    Dutch startup Meatable recently raised $3.5 million to accelerate its breakthrough technology in the clean-meat (also known as “lab-grown” or “cell-based”) industry. Meatable founders Daan Luining and Krijn De Nood, with the help of renowned cell biologist Mark Kotter, believe they have solved a milestone barrier to market for […] Click here to view full […] More

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    OPED: ‘Frankenfood’ will lead to tough choices

    OPED: ‘Frankenfood’ will lead to tough choices

    The national conversation that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have so long desired is coming, but not how most people expected. Some call it “clean meat.” Others call it “Frankenfood.” Call it what you want, but it is meat — chemically and nutritionally — that’s never been […] Click here to view full […] More

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    Growing Meat

    Growing Meat

    John Magnuson is right: we should welcome and encourage the development of real meat grown from animal cells (“Future Menus,” Press & Dakotan, Sept. 27). Often called “clean meat” both as a nod to clean energy and to its food safety benefits, there are now two dozen start-ups racing […] Click here to view full […] More

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    Activists call on Whole Foods, McDonald’s to ‘clean up meat’

    Activists call on Whole Foods, McDonald's to 'clean up meat'

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – On Wednesday, Oct. 10, members of Mighty Earth’s "McWholeFoods" campaign will release a report showing that both Whole Foods and McDonald’s sell meat from some of the worst polluting companies in the world: Tyson and Cargill. Mighty Earth’s "McWholeFoods" campaign members, residents of Fayetteville, and students […] Click here to view full […] More

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