Today’s Solutions: June 15, 2024

Hungry dog fetches metal bowl to get food.

Lab-grown meat can reduce your pet's carbon pawprint

Did you know about one-fifth of global meat production is for pet food? This means that around 5% of food-based greenhouse gas emissions are due to our furry friends' appetites. In the US alone, an estimated 65 million tons of CO2-equivalent methane and nitrous oxide is due to dog and cat Read More...

You will soon be able to feed

You will soon be able to feed your cat lab-grown mouse-meat snacks

Most of the food that we feed or pet cats and dogs is meat-based which, as you can imagine, has its negative impacts on the environment. In fact, producing meat for our cats and dogs has a footprint of about 64 million tons of carbon emissions — that’s more than a quarter of the environmental Read More...

Startup cuts the ribbon on the

Startup cuts the ribbon on the world’s first lab-grown meat factory

Lab-grown alternatives to meat (aka cultured meat) that look and taste like the real thing have become mainstream in recent years, with people increasingly turning to these substitutes to green up their diets. A new startup in Israel wants to make cultured meat even more popular among consumers by Read More...

Lab-grown chicken to go on sal

Lab-grown chicken to go on sale for the first time after safety approval

When it comes to the meat industry, the numbers are grim for farmed animals. An estimated 130 million chickens and 4 million pigs are slaughtered every day for meat. By weight, 60 percent of the mammals on earth are livestock, 36 percent are humans and only 4 percent are wild. The slaughtering of Read More...

This startup is working in the

This startup is working in the lab to create "ethical salmon"

Salmon has long been touted as a superfood thanks to its rich nutrient profile and various health benefits. But overfishing, pollution, and disease have significantly dwindled wild populations of salmon over the last couple of decades. This problem has only been exacerbated by salmon farms, which Read More...

How cultured meat can change o

How cultured meat can change our meat culture

Yesterday we shared a blog detailing a couple of the technologies on the cutting edge of our food system revolution. Today we follow up with another food innovation: cultured meat. Some might turn their noses up at lab-grown meat, but looking closer, lab-grown meat can produce a cow’s worth of Read More...