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One of the world’s largest banks has issued an alarming warning about antibiotic resistance — with big consequences for humanity

The use of antibiotics in meat production and other forms of agriculture could lead to antibiotic resistance, which is expected to cause 10 million deaths annually by 2050.

A startup that turns mushrooms into IKEA packaging has introduced a new platform that could change the way lab-grown meat is made

A startup that makes environmentally-friendly packaging for IKEA and Dell is planning a big transition into the realms of lab-grown meat and beyond. Ecovative wants its new mushroom-growing platform to become the backbone of several manufacturing efforts, including making meat without slaughter.
There are some common misconceptions about dark meat chicken.

Dark meat chicken can actually be a healthier choice than white meat — here’s why you shouldn’t be afraid to order it

We broke down the difference between white mean and dark meat chicken, and how the different ways you're cutting and cooking chicken could impact how healthy your meals are.

‘Cat parents think it’s cool’: A Peter Thiel-backed startup pursuing mouse meat for dogs has begun selling its first products

Wild Earth began selling its first products — vegan dog treats made with koji, a type of fungus similar to mushrooms — on Monday. The company's CEO said they plan to eventually sell pet food made from mouse cells, also known as cell-based or lab-grown meat.

A new lab-grown meat startup may have overcome a key barrier to making meat without slaughter

A new lab-grown meat startup called Meatable is taking on the industry's key hurdle by coming up with a way to make truly slaughter-free meat without relying on cow fetus blood, or "serum." The Dutch startup partnered with Cambridge and uses proprietary stem cell technology for faster production.

We tried the first lab-grown sausage made without killing animals. It was smoky, savory, and tasted like breakfast

A Silicon Valley startup called New Age Meats offered us a taste of the world's first pork sausage made in a lab without killing any animals. Here's how the cultured meat cooked, smelled, and tasted.

We tasted the first lab-grown sausage made without slaughtering any animals — here’s what it was like

New Age Meats, a Silicon Valley company funded by startup hub IndieBio, offered us a taste of the world's first pork sausage made without a farm. The cultured, or cell-based, meat is made from real pig cells.

Some of Silicon Valley’s leading startups making meat from cells are abandoning the term ‘clean meat’ — here’s what to c...

Instead of using the label "clean meat," CEOs of several startups have opted for other language. The move is aimed at making it easier to collaborate with traditional meat companies and to more accurately represent real meat that's made from cells.

Expiration dates are a sham. Here’s the best way to tell if a food has gone bad.

The 'sell by' dates on foods like eggs, beef, oil, and yogurt are based on rough estimates and are largely misleading. Instead of relying on those, here's how to know whether the food in your refrigerator is safe to eat, based on science.

The fight over cultured meat is heating up, and Big Meat is demanding that Trump intervene

Of the two agencies who could regulate the brave new world of cultured meat, the FDA appeared to be leading the charge earlier this month. But now, the old guard of meat makers is going directly to President Trump to ask that the USDA — and not the FDA — is the one to oversee cultured meat.