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November 2019: The Month in Review

Dec 21, 2019

 

Following an incredible October, November continued a strong end to 2019 for cellular agriculture. Cellular agriculture (cell ag) is the field of producing animal products, like meat or dairy, directly from cell cultures instead of raising animals for the same products. Compared to conventional livestock agriculture, cell ag provides a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly way to produce animal products to meet the growing demand for animal products....

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October 2019: The Month in Review

Nov 19, 2019

Following a third quarter that featured the first animal-free dairy ice cream and the establishment of the first cell-based meat coalition, October marked a strong start to the fourth quarter for cellular agriculture. Cellular agriculture (cell ag) is the field of producing animal products, like meat or dairy products, from cell cultures directly instead of raising animals for the same products. Compared to conventional livestock agriculture, cell ag provides a...

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Geltor Partners to Bring Animal-Free Collagen to Food

Oct 20, 2019

Last week, Geltor announced a partnership with collagen company GELITA. Based in San Leandro, California, Geltor uses cellular agriculture to grow animal-free collagen protein. Traditionally, collagen is sourced from bones and skin of livestock animals or fish, and Geltor’s collagen via cellular agriculture offers an alternative and sustainable way to get the same product. Without requiring animals.

GELITA is a leading global collagen protein company. On...

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March 2019: The Month in Review

Apr 14, 2019

March marked a strong end to the first quarter of the year for cellular agriculture. Compared to conventional animal agriculture, cellular agriculture (cell ag) offers a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly way to meet the growing demand for animal products. Without requiring animals. And this month, the field continued to show that. With new products and new investments, this article takes a look at what happened this March in cellular agriculture.

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October 2018: The Month in Review

Nov 05, 2018

October was a strong start to the fourth quarter for cellular agriculture. Cellular agriculture (‘cell ag’) is the field of growing animal products (like meat and leather) from cell cultures instead of animals, and it offers an alternative and sustainable way to produce animal products. Without requiring animals. From new investments to the first joint-regulatory meeting in the US, this article will take a look at some of the key events during the month of...

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May 2018: The Month in Review

Jun 06, 2018

The month of May has continued cellular agriculture’s incredible year. Cellular agriculture (‘cell ag’) is the field of growing animal products (like meat, egg white, and leather) from cell cultures instead of raising animals for them, and it has been in the media this month for contrasting reasons. From new investments in cultured meat startups to the cattle industry fighting back, this article will highlight some of the key events in cellular agriculture during...

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March 2018: The Month in Review

Apr 04, 2018

Following all the developments in January and February, March continued cellular agriculture’s great start to the year. Cellular agriculture (‘cell ag’) is the field of growing animal products from cells instead of raising animals for them. From new investments and partnerships to the FDA’s first comments about cultured meat, this article highlight some of the key events that happened in cellular agriculture during the month of March.

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6 Terms Changing Food Forever

Mar 21, 2018

This article was updated in May 2019

From the first lab-grown dish in 2013, cellular agriculture has clearly progressed. Since then, more companies and investors have entered the field to further develop it. As the field continues to progress to one-day become the future of food, cellular agriculture has attracted a lot more media attention which includes funding of companies in the millions of dollars. On the flip side the US Cattle Association has filed a petition as they are...

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Cellular Agriculture: The Products Leading a Revolution

Feb 14, 2018

This article was originally published in February 2018. Last updated in May 2019

From the first cultured hamburger in 2013, cellular agriculture (‘cell ag’) will soon be available at a store near you! Cell ag refers to the field of growing animal products from cells instead of raising animals for them, and quite a few cellular agriculture companies are working to get their first products to market. While some actors and companies, like Dr. Mark Post of Mosa Meat,...

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January 2018: The Month in Review

Feb 01, 2018

It is only the beginning of 2018, and it is already shaping up to be a great year for cellular agriculture (‘cell ag’). With reports that global meat consumption is increasing, the need for more progress and development into cultured meat and other meat alternatives are important. In 2018, for example, the average American will consume 222.2 pounds (100.8kg) of red meat or poultry. That’s equivalent to eating approximately 800 quarter-pounder burgers in the year, or 2.4 per...

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