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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.
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.
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…
Could cell-cultured meat enable orthodox Jews to eat ‘pork’?

Could cell-cultured meat enable orthodox Jews to eat ‘pork’?

A number of "influential rabbis" have begun taking on a new debate that is truly a sign of the times: whether cell-cultured pork meat would be permissible by Jewish doctrine and allow orthodox Jews to
The beef industry has fired its first shot in the fight against cell-cultured meat

The beef industry has fired its first shot in the fight against cell-cultured meat

A major sector of the American meat industry is finally taking aim at cell-cultured meat, sparking what promises to be a spirited debate over the…
Report: Top Lab-Grown Meat Advocate Accused of Creating Atmosphere of Sexual Misconduct at Humane Society

Report: Top Lab-Grown Meat Advocate Accused of Creating Atmosphere of Sexual Misconduct at Humane Society

POLITICO reports that current and past Humane Society employees accused outspoken animal rights and lab-grown meat activist Paul Shapiro of sexual harassment and creating an unsafe environment at the
Asia’s favorite bean just got served up as scrambled eggs

Asia’s favorite bean just got served up as scrambled eggs

One of Asia’s most familiar food, mung beans, is being reintroduced to the region in a completely reinvented form by a Silicon Valley startup. This…
Silicon Valley wrestles with religion. Is high-tech “clean meat” kosher and halal?

Silicon Valley wrestles with religion. Is high-tech “clean meat” kosher and halal?

Leviticus has swept into Silicon Valley. For thousands of years, meat has come exclusively from sentient animals. And for a sizable portion of humanity, how…
These are the scientific terms you need to know to understand life in 2018

These are the scientific terms you need to know to understand life in 2018

It’s a fool’s errand to try to predict what the future holds for the scientific trends that dominate the headlines today. Instead, Quartz’s science team…
The average American will eat the equivalent of 800 hamburgers in 2018

The average American will eat the equivalent of 800 hamburgers in 2018

The American appetite for meat is expected to hit an all-time high this year. Annual red-meat and poultry consumption in America will reach 222 pounds…
Lab-grown SuperMeat may be the vegetarian option of the future

Lab-grown SuperMeat may be the vegetarian option of the future

Thanks to companies like SuperMeat, even those who have sworn off of meat can still have the occasional piece of fried chicken. And it's not made of tofu or seitan or any other filler -- this chicken
Would you eat “clean meat”?

Would you eat “clean meat”?

There’s no shortage of buzz among food-tech companies about how, once perfected, cell-cultured meats will reduce the amount of greenhouse gases we pump into the…
If the entire US went vegan, it’d be a public health disaster

If the entire US went vegan, it’d be a public health disaster

Switching to the vegan dream would be a nutritional nightmare for Americans. That’s according to new research published this week by the US National Academy…
You Might Soon Be Eating Meat Grown in a Tank—And Like It
The world’s first lab-grown chicken tenders look better than McNuggets

The world’s first lab-grown chicken tenders look better than McNuggets

A Bay Area food startup just served the world’s first chicken strips made that was cultivated in a lab directly from cells. No chicken was killed to obtain it, and fewer resources were consumed to