The Steaks are High: Florida Republican Wants to Ban Lab-Grown Meat

November 22, 2023 BRUCE RITCHIE, Politico

State Rep. Tyler Sirois has proposed legislation that would make it a criminal offense to sell ”cultivated” meat in Florida, claiming that it’s an “affront to nature and creation” and the latest front in the “ESG agenda” — referring to environmental, social and corporate governance, which has been target of Gov. Ron DeSantis and Republican state leaders.

JBS SA is Building a Lab-Grown Meat Plant

The facility will produce about 1,000 metric tons of cultivated meat per year, with capacity to expand output to 4,000 tons, JBS said Wednesday in an emailed statement.

Cell-Based Seafood is Catching On

February 18, 2022 Chemical & Engineering News

Lab-grown fish, crustacean, and mollusk products aren’t in stores or restaurants yet, but several companies say they are getting closer to commercial sales.

Call it ‘Cell-Based’: New Study Looks at Selling Seafood Grown From Cells

July 20, 2020 Jenny Splitter, Forbes

The debate over what to call protein grown from cells has long been unsettled, practically since the first public tasting of a cultivated beef burger back in 2013. Back then, news coverage described the burger as “lab-grown,” but a new study set to be published in the Journal of Food Science has a replacement to recommend: “cell-based.”

Cultured Meat Could Suffer The Same Fate as GMOs, New Research Suggests

July 11, 2019 Jenny Splitter, Forbes

New research offers a warning to companies looking to sell cultured meat. This new type of protein — meat engineered from cell tissue in a lab rather than using traditional animal agriculture — could end up suffering the same fate as GMOs if producers and proponents aren’t able to shift the public narrative.