Incorporation of novel foods in European diets can reduce global warming potential, water use and land use by over 80%

Replacing animal-source foods in current diets with novel foods reduced all environmental impacts by over 80% and still met nutrition and feasible consumption constraints. Source: Incorporation of novel foods in European diets can reduce global warming potential, water use and land use by over 80% | Nature Food

Bioethical considerations of cell-cultured meat – PubMed

From the perspective of bioethics, the research, development and production of cell cultured meat can help ensure the sustainable development of human society, improve animal welfare, reduce resource demand, improve the nutritional function of meat products, and provide new growth points for the development of other industries. In addition, the ethical risks of food safety, … Read more

Can We Enjoy Meat and Seafood and Save the Planet? – EcoWatch

The environmental benefits of cell-cultured meat also mean less environmental destruction. Conventional meat production requires massive amounts of land for grazing and food production. Just growing feed for livestock uses 71 percent of global arable land and drives Amazonian deforestation. “Chicken is the world’s most consumed (and fastest growing) meat,” Noyes told EcoWatch. “Chickens also … Read more

Cleaning Up Clean Meat: How Future Fields Is Replacing Fetal Bovine Serum

Future Fields is a startup working to produce a clean and affordable alternative to FBS, and wants to share it with the entire cellular agriculture industry. By focusing on the growth media, the company hopes to accelerate the growth and innovation of all clean meat startups. We spoke with Future Fields Co-Founder & Product Lead, … Read more

‘Fake fish’ start-up BlueNalu raises $20m to become the seafood equivalent to Beyond Meat

A start-up backed by Brexiteer billionaire Jim Mellon has raised $20m (£16m) to grow “fake fish” in the lab and capitalise on the trend for meat-free dietsBlueNalu, based in San Diego, California, is raising one of the largest early stage funding rounds in emerging “alternative meat” sector speaheaded by Wall Street darling Beyond Meat. Source: … Read more

Lab-Grown Meat: Beyond Burgers, Seven In-Vitro Foods Coming to Plates

As the promising alternative to traditional meat and plant-based meat substitutes, in-vitro meat first burst onto the scene in 2013, when researcher Mark Post held a tasting session in London. Six years later, the technology is maturing, and it might make the leap from scientific novelty to mass production as soon as 2021. Source: Lab-Grown … Read more