Cultured Meat Advances Toward the Market

In September 2021, as part of efforts to address this challenge, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded a five-year, $10 million grant to a multi-institute team of researchers, including Ovissipour, for the creation of a National Institute of Cellular Agriculture—the first ever investment by the USDA in lab-based meat production. Source: Cultured Meat … Read more

Cell-based, cultured… or something else? The new seafood labeling challenge.

The Hallman study is significant because it followed a robust scientific process. Based on the analysis, we think the most appropriate terms are “cell-based” or “cell-cultured” meat or seafood, while the term “cultivated” without the word “cell” is misleading. A similar thorough analysis should be done for other types of meats. Source: Cell-based, cultured… or … Read more

What Is Meat?: ‘Billion Dollar Burger’ Looks At The Future Of Food

At the center of Chase Purdy’s briskly paced and quietly bold Billion Dollar Burger: Inside Big Tech’s Race for the Future of Food is Josh Tetrick, a San Francisco-based entrepreneur and CEO of Just Inc. Tetrick’s company and a handful of others like it are growing cell-cultured meat that tastes, feels and looks like the … Read more