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June 2018: The Month in Review

Jul 04, 2018

Following all the developments in April and May, June marked a strong end to the second quarter for cellular agriculture. 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 offers a sustainable alternative to conventional animal agriculture. From new investments in cell ag startups to big changes in the food space, this article...

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3 Ways Cell Ag Can Help Save The Environment

May 09, 2018

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

We all want to save the environment. But how? Some choose to recycle, others choose to bike. Some bring their own bags to cut plastic waste while others shorten their showers to reduce water use.

But how many of us have thought about what’s on our plates?

Agriculture, particularly animal agriculture, is one of the largest consumers of resources like land and water. But we need food to survive, we...

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April 2018: The Month in Review

May 02, 2018

Following all the exciting news in the first quarter, April continues cellular agriculture’s incredible year! Cellular agriculture (‘cell ag’) refers to the field of growing animal products (like meat, milk, and leather) from cell cultures instead of raising animals for them. From contrasting responses from the meat industry to new startups (and older ones with new products), this article highlights some of the key events that happened in cellular agriculture...

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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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Cellular Agriculture: The Products Leading a Revolution

Feb 14, 2018

This article was originally published in February 2018. Last updated in March 2020.

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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Cellular Agriculture Goes Fishing

Jan 11, 2018

This article was originally published in January 2018. Last updated in June 2020.

More than 3 billion people rely on fish for at least 20% of their animal protein. In the last 50 years, annual fish consumption has doubled to be above 20kg per person. While practices like aquaculture have led to an increased supply of farmed fish, about one-third of commercial fishing is done at biologically unsustainable levels.

Overfishing, coupled with destructive practices like bottom trawling, occurs at...

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