The national security case for lab-grown and plant-based meat.

To be clear, food security is national security. Today approximately 2 billion people live on a meat-based diet, while 4 billion people primarily consume only plants. As incomes rise—particularly in Asia, Africa, and Latin America—people want to eat more meat for the density of nutrition and attainable luxury that it represents. Those demands increase pressure … Read more

Lab-grown meats and cow-free dairy can meet the demand for protein and help address climate change

The protein sector is at a crossroads. On the one hand, global demand for animal protein has never been higher. On the other, meat and dairy already have an outsized hoofprint on the world’s farmlands. And with the climate crisis devastating natural and agricultural resources, we know the Earth’s ecosystems cannot support an expanded traditional … Read more

5 very topical questions about cultured meat

Giving rise to the production of a new product covering different names (artificial meat, cultured meat, in vitro meat, etc.), cell culture techniques initially developed for medical applications are booming in the field of livestock.Various experts met mid-November at a conference organised by the French Academy of Agriculture and the French Association of Zootechnics in … Read more

South Korea’s CellMEAT Debuts World’s First Cultivated Dokdo Shrimp Prototype

CellMEAT has announced a world first: the successful development of a cultivated Dokdo shrimp. The finished product has been replicated in a number of different sizes and shapes. The company cites this as making them suitable for a wide range of cooking applications. Source: South Korea’s CellMEAT Debuts World’s First Cultivated Dokdo Shrimp Prototype

Aleph Farms Wacker growth media cultivated meat

Aleph Farms, a cultivated meat company, and WACKER, a supplier of protein production technologies, announced a partnership for the development of cost-effective growth medium proteins for cultivated meat. These proteins act as a nutrient-rich feed to help cells grow and mature into muscle, fat and collagen-producing cells. Although they’re central to promoting and supporting cell … Read more

Editorial: Preparing for the Franken-burger – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

One day in the not-too-distant future, you may walk into your local supermarket and next to the ground beef, you will see something different. It will look like ground beef, and it might even say “ground beef” on the label, but somewhere in impossibly small type, it will also say “cultured.” Source: Editorial: Preparing for … Read more

Interview with Lou Cooperhouse from BlueNalu – Food Entrepreneurs

We are thrilled to share our interview with Lou Cooperhouse, co-founder, president & CEO of BlueNalu. BlueNalu is a company creating cell-cultured seafood to provide consumers with great tasting products that are healthy for people, humane for sea life, and sustainable for our planet. Lou participated in the 4th Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit on November … Read more

Scientists use algae to cultivate boneless sea bass fillet

A team of scientists plans to use algae to develop new techniques for cultivating boneless fish fillets from sea bass cells.The Algae2Fish project is being led by Associate Professor Frederico Ferreira from the University of Lisbon’s Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, with funding from sustainable food NGO the Good Food Institute (GFI). Source: Scientists use … Read more