CULT Food Science Invests in Cell-Based Oyster Company Pearlita Foods

April 14, 2022 CULT Food Science Corp.

CULT Food Science Corp., an innovative investment platform with an exclusive focus on cellular agriculture that is advancing the development of novel technologies to provide a sustainable, environmental, and ethical solution to the global factory farming and aquaculture crises, is pleased to announce that it has made an investment in Pearlita Foods, which is the world’s first cell-based mollusk company.

How to Combat Three Critical Threats to Your Meat Business in 2022

Stop me if you’ve heard this — and I know you have, because I say it all the time to anyone listening: As a meat processor, your biggest concern is NOT other meat producers. In fact, they could be your best allies in a shared struggle to combat the biggest threats currently facing the meat industry.

MeaTech Announces Filing of Provisional Patent Application for Differentiation of Stem Cells to Produce Cultured Fat

September 3, 2021 MeaTech 3D Ltd.

MeaTech 3D Ltd., a technology company developing a suite of advanced manufacturing technologies to produce more environmentally friendly, cultured meat products, today announced it has filed a provisional patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) relating to methods that use purely plant-sourced inputs to guide targeted differentiation of embryonic mesenchymal stem cells (eMSCs) into adipocytes, which are fat cells.

USDA Seeks Comments on the Labeling of Meat and Poultry Products Derived from Animal Cells

September 2, 2021 USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published today an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to solicit comments and information regarding the labeling of meat and poultry products made using cultured cells derived from animals under FSIS jurisdiction. FSIS will use these comments to inform future regulatory requirements for the labeling of such food products.

Meat Tech 101: Advancements Changing the Definition of ‘Meat’

A short time ago in a land not so far away, when you went to the grocery store to buy meat, you could reasonably assume everything in the meat case was made from responsibly harvested livestock and that the ingredients list would include, well, meat. Today, food technology has advanced to a point where the definition of “meat” is a bit fuzzier than it once was.