Touch the Soil News #1066 (Feature photo – The first cultured meat sample produced in 2013 – CCA 3.0 Unported)
Often called “cultured meat”, lab-grown meat has attracted millions of venture capital dollars to bring the process to commercialization.
The production of animal meat amidst growing demand has pushed environmental and resource limitations to the forefront of public debate. Land to graze and feed meat animals has been at the forefront of global rainforest decimation.
The growing interest for meat grown from animal cells in a laboratory environment raises questions about safety, cleanliness and manufacturing processes.
Recently, AgFunder News published a news piece on the issues as the FDA is finally stepping into the action to bring uniformity of regulation and safety. You can read the full article here: