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This Documentary Will Change Your Mind About Protein Grown in a Lab

This Documentary Will Change Your Mind About Protein Grown in a Lab

New feature-length documentary, Meat the Future, directed by Liz Marshall, follows the story of Dr. Uma Valeti, a former leading cardiologist, and his lab-grown meat company Memphis Meats. Valeti—who was born and raised in Vijayawada,...
This Company Is Recruiting 100 Lab-Grown Bacon Taste-Testers

Mission Barns Is Recruiting 100 Lab-Grown Bacon Taste-Testers

Cultured meat startup Mission Barns is recruiting 100 meat lovers to taste-test its lab-grown bacon. This month, the Berkeley, California-based company will be conducting curbside taste-tests of its lab-grown Mission Bacon. The weeklong trial will...
KFC Is Developing Lab-Grown Chicken Nuggets in Russia

KFC Is Developing Lab-Grown Chicken Nuggets in Russia

KFC is developing lab-grown chicken nuggets made from real animal cells and plant-based ingredients in Russia. The international fast-food chain partnered with Russian biotechnology company, 3D Printing Solutions, which produces bioprinters and materials for 3D...

Richard Branson: ‘Animals Will No Longer Need to Be Killed En Masse for Food’

A future where animals are no longer killed en masse for food is on the horizon, says Richard Branson. The British founder of Virgin believes that, in the not-to-distant future, meat will be slaughter-free and...

Netflix’s ‘Explained’ Says the Future of Meat Is Cruelty-Free

Popular Netflix series "Explained" is back with a new season, taking deep dives into topics such as cults, pirates, and the future of the meat industry. Every week, the Vox series releases a new celebrity-narrated...
This Clean Meat Company Just ‘Grew’ Beef In Outer Space

This Clean Meat Company Just ‘Grew’ Beef In Outer Space

Food tech startup Aleph Farms has become the first to produce lab-grown meat -- also called clean meat and cultured meat -- in space. Lab meat is produced by in vitro cultivation of animal cells....
What Is Lab Meat and Is It Vegan?

What Is Lab Meat and Is It Vegan?

(Updated April 1, 2020) | Cultured meat—also called lab-grown, cell-based, and clean meat—could be on dinner tables sooner than once thought. The futuristic cellular agriculture industry is only becoming busier. Some say lab meat...
You May Soon Be Able to Eat Cruelty-Free Kangaroo Meat

You May Soon Be Able to Eat Cruelty-Free Kangaroo Meat

An Australian food tech company called VOW has developed the world's first lab-grown kangaroo meat. It could be available for purchase in the next three years. The cellular agriculture company uses real animal cells to...
$10 Million Tech Startup New Age Foods Is Growing Sausage From Pig Cells

This $10 Million Food Tech Company Is Growing Sausage From Pig Cells

Food technology company New Age Meats grows sausages from the cells of a pig named Jessie. Unlike millions of pigs that are slaughtered in the meat industry every year, Jessie -- named on the New...
Lab-Grown Meat Is About to Be 60% Cheaper Than Wagyu Beef

Lab-Grown Meat Is About to Be 60% Cheaper Than Wagyu Beef

Lab-grown meat may be much cheaper than premium Wagyu beef in the near future. Netherlands-based food tech brand Mosa Meat first introduced the world to its lab-grown hamburger in 2013 with a hefty price-tag of...
British Company Is Turning Bacon and Sausage Meat Cruelty-Free

British Company Is Turning Bacon and Sausage Meat Cruelty-Free

British clean meat company Higher Steaks has its sights set on turning bacon, sausages, and pork chops cruelty-free. The start-up launched one year ago, with Benjamina Bollag at the helm. "I could see that no one...
Why This Agricultural Giant Just Invested In Clean Meat

Why This Agricultural Giant Just Invested in Clean Meat

Cargill is expanding within the clean meat market. The agricultural giant recently invested in lab-grown meat company Aleph Farms, GlobalMeat News reports. Cargill is one of the world's top producers and distributors of agricultural products...
How LEGOs May Have Just Fixed the Ethical Meat Problem

How LEGOs May Have Just Fixed the Ethical Meat Problem

Thanks to LEGO, food technology companies from around the world may bring mass-produced cell-based meat products to market in the near future. Lab-grown meat products are in their early stages at the moment, but...
This Small UK Town Is Growing Bacon on Blades of Grass

This Small UK Town Is Growing Bacon on Blades of Grass

The clean meat industry is revving its engine, preparing to launch various slaughter-free meats to market. Companies in the US, Israel, and Japan are working hard to make cruelty-free meat available to the masses,...
Richard Branson Wants to Change the Way You Think About and Eat Meat

Richard Branson Wants to Change the Way You Think About and Eat Meat

Richard Branson's Virgin website wants you to think about the future of meat. In a recent interview on the site, Virgin catches up with Bay Area food tech brand Memphis Meats. The company is one...
How Scientists Are Growing Meat and Saving Endangered Animals at the Same Time

How Scientists Are Growing Meat and Saving Endangered Animals at the Same Time

Researchers at the University of Oslo in Norway are compiling the world's first biobank of animal cells to help develop lab-grown meat, real meat grown with animal cells, and save endangered species. Gareth Sullivan, vice...

Slaughter-Free ‘Clean Meat’ Could Be Feeding India By 2025

India may open its first clean meat facility next year. Lab-grown meat, or "clean meat", may also hit store shelves in India by 2025, according to The Economic Times. The Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT)...
World's First Lab-Grown $100 Chicken Nugget Comes to The UK

World’s First Lab-Grown $100 Chicken Nugget Comes to the UK

The world's first lab-grown chicken nugget has arrived in the UK - and it costs about $100 to make. English TV presenter Helen Skelton-Myler has become the first person in the UK to try slaughter-free...
Bluefin Tuna Could Be Saved From Extinction With Lab-Grown Fish

Bluefin Tuna Could Be Saved From Extinction With Lab-Grown Fish

One startup is working to create seafood that doesn't impact the planet, our health, or the lives of marine animals, particularly, bluefin tuna. Bluefin tuna is classified as endangered by the World Wildlife Fund and the...
IKEA’s Mushroom-Based Packaging Supplier Ecovative Is Planning to Make Lab-Grown Meat

IKEA Supplier Is Developing Lab-Grown Meat

(Updated October 6, 2019) Biomaterials company Ecovative -- the startup that helped Swedish furniture giant IKEA make the switch to sustainable packaging made from mushrooms -- is looking to support emerging lab-grown meat business...
Dutch Company Meatable Has Replaced Bovine Serum for Faster and Cheaper Slaughter-Free Meat

Dutch Company Meatable Has Replaced Bovine Serum for Faster and Cheaper Slaughter-Free Meat

Updated March 2020. A Dutch-based food tech startup called Meatable promises to deliver the most affordable and least invasive lab-grown meat yet. The company has developed technology to completely eliminate the need for removing...