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  • Will Cultured Bacon Be Delicious? A Dutch Startup Is Developing the First Lab-Grown Pork
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    Will Cultured Bacon Be Delicious? A Dutch Startup Is Developing the First Lab-Grown Pork

    by Vanessa Bates Ramirez The food chain has always worked roughly like this: sunlight feeds plants. Plants feed insects. Insects and plants feed animals. Plants and animals feed people. Then eventually–not to get too morbid here–people feed the Earth. Nothing like the circle of life, eh? But the traditional […] Click here to view full […] More

  • New Age Meats, the First Company to Debut Cell-based Pork Sausage, Raises $2.7M
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    New Age Meats, the First Company to Debut Cell-based Pork Sausage, Raises $2.7M

    Yesterday New Age Meats , a cellular agriculture developing cultured meat, announced it had closed $2.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by ff Venture Capital and other investors include Agronomics Ltd, Sand Hill Angels, Supernode Ventures, Hemisphere Ventures, Kairos Ventures and SOSV, which previously invested in […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Out of the lab and into your frying pan: the advance of cultured meat
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    The advance of cultured meat

    I am sitting at a kitchen worktop in the airy offices of San Francisco food startup Eat JUST. As a vegetarian, I’m in angst about what is being gently turned over for me in the fryer by one of the chefs. Sitting beside me, the company’s CEO Josh Tetrick […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Cellular Aquaculture Startup BlueNalu Unveils Cell-Based Yellowtail in Culinary Demo
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    Cellular Aquaculture Startup BlueNalu Unveils Cell-Based Yellowtail in Culinary Demo

    Today BlueNalu, a San Diego-based startup developing seafood from fish cells through a process called cellular aquaculture, announced that it has done a culinary demo of its cultured yellowtail amberjack. In a press release the company called the demo a “milestone” to support its plans to introduce cell-based seafood […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Survey: How do consumers feel about cell cultured meat, and dairy minus the cows?
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    Survey: How do consumers feel about cell cultured meat, and dairy minus the cows?

    ©GettyImages / AndreyPopov “Whether it’s molecular whiskey, flora-based dairy ​ ​, or protein made from air ​ ​, a push to develop synthetic and lab-based foods is underway,” ​ Charleston|Orwig said. To gauge consumer perceptions about these products, Charleston|Orwig worked with two research partners, Maeve Webster of Menu Matters […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Will our future diets rely on lab-grown foods?
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    Will our future diets rely on lab-grown foods?

    © Solar Foods George Monbiot certainly thinks so, and sees this as a saving grace. We’re wasting our breath arguing over plant- and meat-based diets, says George Monbiot. The environmental writer thinks the future of food lies in lab-grown technology and that, within the next couple of decades, the […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Meatable gets $10M to develop cell-cultured pork chops
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    Meatable gets $10M to develop cell-cultured pork chops

    Credit: maxstraeten Dive Brief: Netherlands-based Meatable raised $10 million to fund its lab-grown beef and pork initiatives, according to AgFunder News . Blue Yard Capital, TransferWise co-founder and CEO Taavet Hinrikus, Albert Wenger of Union Square Ventures and the European Commission all contributed to this seed funding round. The […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Will Cultured Bacon Be Delicious? A Dutch Startup Is Developing the First Lab-Grown Pork
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    Will Cultured Bacon Be Delicious? A Dutch Startup Is Developing the First Lab-Grown Pork

    pig nose thorugh fence cultured meat pork The food chain has always worked roughly like this: sunlight feeds plants. Plants feed insects. Insects and plants feed animals. Plants and animals feed people. Then eventually—not to get too morbid here—people feed the Earth. Nothing like the circle of life, eh? […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Russian Plant-Based Startup Takes Aim at Beyond Meat

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    Russian Plant-Based Startup Takes Aim at Beyond Meat

    “We derived a unique high-fiber product that mimics meat. We’re the only ones to produce that in Russia,” said one of the entrepreneurs behind the startup. A Russian startup backed by an international food awareness organization plans to surpass Beyond Meat and conquer Europe’s plant-based meat market, the Meduza […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Scientists Find Myoglobin Improves Cultured Meat
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    Scientists Find Myoglobin Improves Cultured Meat

    A team of Tufts University-led researchers exploring the development of cultured meat found that the addition of the iron-carrying protein myoglobin improves the growth, texture, and color of bovine muscle grown from cells in culture. This development is a step toward the goal of growing meat from livestock animal […] Click here to view full […] More

  • “Clean meat” sees rapid growth as start-ups compete to bring first cultured meat product to market
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    “Clean meat” sees rapid growth as start-ups compete to bring first cultured meat product to market

    Related tags: Clean meat, cultured meat Companies such as Memphis Meats, JUST and Aleph Farms have demonstrated prototype products but Dr Michael Dent, technology analyst, IDTechEx, asks when will the first products be ready including lab grown steaks served in restaurants. Burgeoning population In his report ‘ Plant-based and […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Avant Meats Has First Public Taste Test of Cultured Fish Maw in Hong Kong
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    Avant Meats Has First Public Taste Test of Cultured Fish Maw in Hong Kong

    For many Western consumers, “fish maw” is an unfamiliar foodstuff. However, in China and other surrounding regions, the ingredient, which is technically the dried swim bladders of large fish like sturgeon, is considered a delicacy . For that reason, it’s both extremely expensive and leading to extreme overfishing . […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Joe Rogan Feels ‘Sick’ Eating Meat From Slaughterhouses
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    Joe Rogan Feels ‘Sick’ Eating Meat From Slaughterhouses

    Joe Rogan says he feels "sick" eating meat from slaughterhouses. Vegan photographer and director of “The Game Changers,” Louie Psihoyos, just appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. The pair discussed climate change, factory farming, and how we might be able to feed the growing population. The 62-year-old Oscar-winning […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Welcome to cultured meat - not pigs reading Proust but a viable alternative to slaughter
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    Welcome to cultured meat – not pigs reading Proust but a viable alternative to slaughter

    The meatball that shook the world has investors salivating At the second annual Cultured Meat Symposium in San Francisco on Friday, donuts featured prominently on the breakfast menu and lunch involved only plant-based options. Attendees the day before had the opportunity to sample mechanically prepared beef burgers, courtesy of […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Cultured meats: halal or not halal?
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    Cultured meats: halal or not halal?

    Experts say that the unanswered question of whether cultured meat is halal or not is holding back investment in the Middle East Two patties of Beyond Meat The Beyond Burger cook in a skillet. Since going public in early May Beyond Meats stock has soared more than 450 percent […] Click here to view full […] More

  • When You Think You’ve Seen It All, Israeli’s Set to Open World’s First Lab-Grown Meat Production Facility
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    When You Think You’ve Seen It All, Israeli’s Set to Open World’s First Lab-Grown Meat Production Facility

    Israeli start-up company, Future Meat Technologies, seeks to open the world’s first lab-grown meat facility; The headquarters are to be located south of Tel Aviv; Nahmias: the only way to meet this demand is by fundamentally reinventing animal agriculture. Typically, when you go to the market to pick up […] Click here to view full […] More

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