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Cultured Meat: Pet Food Edition

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Elephant in The Room: Will there be a cultured meat monopoly corporation driving farmers out of work?

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Elephant in The Room: Is cultured meat cancer cells grown in hormones?

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Open Call for Cellular Agriculture Manuscript Submissions

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New Harvest X IRNAS Bioreactor Begins Next Phase of Testing

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Getting to know...Stephanie Kawecki, New Harvest Research Fellow

An animal lover and vegetarian who cares about the environment, Stephanie Kawecki is currently pioneering a method for growing muscle cells and fat together—a breakthrough that would take cell-cultured meat one step closer to market. This is just the latest part of her research on meat alternatives, which aside from saving animal lives could reduce the livestock industry’s outsized carbon footprint. A New Harvest Research Fellow and a doctoral candidate in bioengineering at the University of California, Kawecki previously interned at Beyond Meat, where she compared compounds in the company’s signature plant-based meat products to compounds in actual meat. Below, she talks about what drew her to the alternative meat industry, details her potentially ground-breaking research, and compares the plant-based and the cell-cultured meat industries, as only someone with her background can.

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