cell cultured meat

A startup says it’s building a US pilot plant for cell-based meat

A startup says it’s building a US pilot plant for cell-based meat

The news marks an important milestone in the movement to get cell-cultured meat to market.
Cultured or cell-based? The struggle to find the right name for lab-grown meat

Cultured or cell-based? The struggle to find the right name for lab-grown meat

Cell-based meat? Cultivated meat? Immaculate meat? What's in a name?
Watch: Our call on the future of meat

Watch: Our call on the future of meat

Quartz reporter Chase Purdy and science editor Katie Palmer discuss the development of cell-cultured meat, which will show up as an alternative to meat from slaughtered animals at our dinner tables in
Israel steps closer to winning the race to serve cultured meat

Israel steps closer to winning the race to serve cultured meat

An Israeli cell-cultured meat startup plans to break ground on the product's first pilot production facility.
Mysticism in the laboratory—the making of high-tech kosher and halal meat

Mysticism in the laboratory—the making of high-tech kosher and halal meat

Cell-cultured meat is stirring a lot of debate in religious circles. Can meat that's comes from cells and not from slaughtered animals be kosher?
The future of lab-grown meat is one scientific breakthrough away

The future of lab-grown meat is one scientific breakthrough away

Developing a perfect bioreactor is the biggest challenge the nascent lab-grown meat industry must now overcome.
Forget plant-based meat—lab-grown meat is the future

Forget plant-based meat—lab-grown meat is the future

Lab-grown meat isn’t just a fun science experiment. It has very real implications for our food systems right now.
The leading US cell-based meat startups just forged an alliance

The leading US cell-based meat startups just forged an alliance

Five of the most prominent cell-cultured meat companies just forged an alliance.
Plant-based meats sound healthy, but they’re still processed foods

Plant-based meats sound healthy, but they’re still processed foods

For these meat alternative companies, the issue boils down to how they truthfully and thoughtfully communicate what they're making.
To understand the future of food, look to the Holy Land

To understand the future of food, look to the Holy Land

The tiny nation is a growing hub of innovators that are trying to solve our agriculture and water problems.
Beef producers want lab-grown meat to be called something else entirely

Beef producers want lab-grown meat to be called something else entirely

Could this hurt sales for these potentially revolutionary products?
Is cell-cultured meat ready for the mainstream?

Is cell-cultured meat ready for the mainstream?

It’s meat, but no animals were harmed in the making of this burger.
The first cell-cultured meat will cost about $50

The first cell-cultured meat will cost about $50

It'll be expensive at first, but making cell-cultured meat cheap is all about scaling technology.
Burger King thinks a vegan burger has a shot at popularity on its menu

Burger King thinks a vegan burger has a shot at popularity on its menu

The burger chain is testing the Impossible Foods burger at 59 locations.
Why we don’t yet know if cell-cultured meat will actually fight climate change

Why we don’t yet know if cell-cultured meat will actually fight climate change

No cell-cultured meat company has released a life-cycle analyses showing, with real data, their process is better for the planet than animal agriculture.
Any plan to improve the global food system must include new technologies

Any plan to improve the global food system must include new technologies

One of the world’s leading scientific journals this week issued an urgent call to global governments to convene what is essentially a Paris Climate Agreement…
These are the science concepts you need to know to understand political life in 2019

These are the science concepts you need to know to understand political life in 2019

Issues anchored in science continued to play a growing role in politics and governance in 2018, and 2019 is shaping up to be much the…
The science that will make Wagyu beef affordable for everyone

The science that will make Wagyu beef affordable for everyone

One of Silicon Valley’s largest food technology companies has inked a deal with one of Japan’s most revered meat producers in a bid to one…
Scientists are creating a perfect tomato that Europe likely won’t touch

Scientists are creating a perfect tomato that Europe likely won’t touch

Even if tomato growers one day manage to produce a near-perfect fruit—one that’s beautiful, juicy, nutritious, and tasty—there’s a good chance that half a billion…
The 82 words that could shape the future of clean meat

The 82 words that could shape the future of clean meat

A Congressional subcommittee on US government spending this week voted to advance a bill to the full, 46-member House Agriculture Committee that would give the…