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Bringing new meaning to conjuring up dinner, an Israeli company has pioneered a cruelty-free ribeye steak made from real cow cells and “produced” by a 3D printer. The company, Aleph Farms, prints living cells that are incubated to grow, differentiate and interact — the result is meat with the texture and qualities of a real steak. Late last year a U.S. start-up, Eat Just, was approved to sell lab-grown chicken meat — a significant milestone in the food industry. These developments could revolutionize the future of food. These steaks may not be as good for you as vegetables, but at least they don’t harm a cow and think of the carbon benefits!
While the fake news about the Biden administration banning beef was making its way around the world, the popular recipe website, Epicurious, has been phasing out recipes for beef for a year and no one squawked until now. They revealed the decision in an article on Monday, saying “We know that some people might assume that […]
by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer Food waste is a serious concern in the United States — every year, between 30 and 40% of all food in the country is unsold or uneaten. The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), ReFED, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), among […]
by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer A new analysis from the World Wildlife Fund lays out a plan to use the existing logistical infrastructure of the United States Postal Service to distribute millions of tons of food from farmers directly to consumers. Each year, an estimated 17 million tons of crops never leave the farm, despite millions of Americans living in […]
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