Startup Serves Up Chicken Produced From Cells in Lab – WSJ


The big meat producers taking note is a good thing. I think they will co opt the technology rather than stifle it. Very good news for animal rights folks and for overall food security.

Big meat companies have taken notice. Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat company by sales, launched a venture-capital fund in December that it says could invest in meat grown cell-by-cell. Kevin Myers, head of product development for Hormel Foods Corp., last fall called the startups’ research into the cultured-meat technology “a good long-term proposition.”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/startup-to-serve-up-chicken-strips-cultivated-from-cells-in-lab-1489570202

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