GMO Controversy and Its Lessons for the Cell-Cultured Meat Industry

Website Link (Article by Camille Bond) The introduction of GMO crops in the 1990s was a moment of opportunity for international agriculture—yet communications with consumers went wrong. GMO crops have been called frankenfoods, mutants, and carcinogens. According to the Pew Research Center, roughly half of U.S. adults believe that GMO foods are less healthy than GMO-free foods.Continue reading “GMO Controversy and Its Lessons for the Cell-Cultured Meat Industry”

Cell-cultured coffee developed in Europe: ‘We have proved lab-grown coffee can be a reality’

Website Link (Article by Flora Southey) Europe’s first cup of joe developed from cellular agriculture has been brewed in Finland, with both taste and smell hitting the mark. Cellular agriculture is commonly associated with the production of meat, dairy, and egg proteins. Now, researchers in Finland are turning their attention to another F&B staple: coffee.Continue reading “Cell-cultured coffee developed in Europe: ‘We have proved lab-grown coffee can be a reality’”

How precision fermentation and cellular agriculture can help reduce emissions 90% by 2035

Just eight technologies, including precision fermentation and cellular agriculture, can directly eliminate over 90% of net greenhouse gas emissions worldwide within 15 years, according to think tank RethinkX. Time and time again, history has proven the power of technological disruptions. Well-known examples include the disruption of horses by automobiles, of film cameras by digital cameras,Continue reading “How precision fermentation and cellular agriculture can help reduce emissions 90% by 2035”

Can food systems really get to ‘net zero?’

Around the world, achieving ‘net zero’ emissions by the middle of this century has become a rallying cry to keep climate change in check and avoid its worst impacts.  Over 120 countries — from highly industrialized nations like Canada, Germany, and the UK to developing economies such as Myanmar, Sudan, and Tuvalu — have set theirContinue reading “Can food systems really get to ‘net zero?’”