Secretary Perdue Statement on MOU on Animal Biotechnology

January 20, 2021 USDA

The USDA announced the finalization of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) outlining responsibilities concerning the regulation of certain animals developed using genetic engineering that are intended for agricultural purposes (such as human food).

BlueNalu Secures $60M in Convertible Note Financing

January 19, 2021 BlueNalu

BlueNalu, a leading innovative food company producing a variety of seafood products directly from fish cells, today announced the closing of $60 million in debt financing from new and existing investors. This marks the largest financing to date in the cell-based seafood industry worldwide.

Aleph Farms Unveils Prototype of First Commercial Cultivated Steak Product

November 19, 2020 Aleph Farms

Aleph Farms Ltd. is heading towards the transfer of its commercial product – thin-cut beef steaks – into proprietary platform suitable for mass cultivation.

Aleph Farms Launches ‘Aleph Zero’ Program to Grow Steaks in Space

October 21, 2020 Aleph Farms

The company announces the launch of its ‘Aleph Zero’ program. This project will forward its vision for advancing food security by producing fresh quality meat anywhere, independent of climate change and of availability of local natural resources.

Is Cell-Based Meat the Next Big Thing? Here are 5 Companies Leading the Revolution

The race to move meat grown in laboratories onto supermarket shelves and onto dinner plates is heating up, as companies work in labs to cultivate cell-based meat and seafood — also known as “clean” or “cultured.”