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January 2020: The Month in Review

Feb 17, 2020

After a remarkable end to the year 2019, this January showed that 2020 will continue cellular agriculture’s momentum into the new year. Cellular agriculture is the field of producing animal products, like meat and milk, directly from cell cultures instead of raising animals for the same products. Compared to conventional livestock agriculture, cellular agriculture provides a more sustainable way to produce animal products to meet the growing demand for animal...

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Memphis Meats Raises $161 Million to Make Cell-Based Meat

Jan 30, 2020

Memphis Meats' cell-based meatball

Last week, Memphis Meats announced that they raised an enormous $161 million in their Series B funding round. Founded in 2015, Memphis Meats is one of the first startups to use cellular agriculture to produce cell-based meat. Cellular agriculture is the field of producing animal products, like meat, directly from cell cultures instead of raising animals for the same products. By growing animal cells that directly...

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August 2018: The Month in Review

Sep 05, 2018

Following all the developments in June and July, August marked a strong end of the summer for cellular agriculture. Cellular agriculture (‘cell ag’) is the field of growing animal products, like meat, from cell cultures instead of raising animals for the same products. Compared to the present livestock agricultural system, cell ag provides an alternative and sustainable way to produce animal products to meet the growing global demand for animal...

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3 Misconceptions about Cell-based Meat

Apr 18, 2018

This article was updated in September 2019

Cultured Meat.

The USCA doesn’t want it to be considered meat. The NCBA says it does count as meat but should be as strictly regulated as slaughterhouses.

Some call it clean meat, others cell-based meat or cultivated meatBut what is it really?

Cultured meat is meat grown from cell cultures in a process known as cellular agriculture. Cellular agriculture (‘cell ag’) is the field of growing animal...

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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.

New...

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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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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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