beef with lab grown label
August 3, 2020

How the United States plans to regulate Cultured Meat

In October 2018, the CEO of alternative protein company JUST, Josh Tetrick, wrote a message to American Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. But, it didn’t talk about the overwhelming amount of rules and regulations that was preventing his cellular agriculture company from bringing products to market. Rather, it talked about the underwhelming amount of rules and […]

July 30, 2020

The Buzzing Future of Food: An Introduction to Entomoculture

You may have heard of cellular agriculture — the science of growing animal products without the animal. In recent years, it has emerged as an interesting idea for alternative protein generation. The main argument for this technology is that it has the potential to decrease the negative effects food production has on the environment (intensive resource use, […]

fruit fly
July 16, 2020

How Myogenesis is Stimulated In Vitro

Cellular agriculture has to do with creating animal products without the animal. When it comes to creating meat products, this requires us to be able to turn individual cells into fully formed muscle tissue without using the biological capabilities of an animal. We more or less have to start with what an animal starts with and end […]

culture media
July 13, 2020

Breaking down the Good Food Institute’s Essential 8 Culture Media Analysis

A culture medium is a substance containing all the essential nutrients like carbohydrates, fats, proteins, salts, and vitamins which a cell needs to grow. As the culture medium diffuses into the cell, the cell will grow, divide and the cell line will “proliferate”. Culture medium is an instrumental part of cellular agriculture and generating cultured tissue because it’s effectively […]