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First Steak Grown in a Lab

Lab Grown Meat:  Addresses Concerns about Animal Welfare, Health and Environment Source:  Aleph Farms On the Menu Soon Israeli startup Aleph Farms claims to be the first company to have developed steak in a lab.  The company's "Minute Steak" will debut in select, global restaurants in 2021.  It's targeted at eco-conscious diners who are concerned about animal welfare, human health and the environment. Cow Cells The lab grown steak is produced from cow cells taken from live cows.  It eliminates the need to slaughter the animals or use antibiotics which can be harmful to humans. New Trends Lab grown steak joins other new items on the menu like lab grown hamburgers and chicken.  This is feeding off a growing consumer trend concerning real meat safety, the health impact on humans, the impact on the environment and animal welfare. Costs Coming Down Aleph Farms says it's in talks with high end restaurants in Europe, Asia and the US to have the Minute S

Your Eco-Burger is Ready

Burgers from the Lab, Not the Farm Source:  Stock Photo of Cultured, Lab Grown Beef Pattie More Sustainable, Energy & Environmentally Friendly Meat It's the future of food.  Experts believe a big change in food production is cooking.  Your burger of the future will be an eco-burger.  It will come from the lab, not from the farm. Food Innovation Eco-burgers are being developed in vats by using animal stem cells, feeding them nutrients and growing them into meat.  The process may not sound tasty but the potential is. Sustainable Meat Sources for a Growing Global Population The world needs to increase food production by 50% to feed the global population by 2050.  Lab grown meat could be part of the solution as animal production currently uses 80% of the world's agricultural land. Benefits, Opportunities & Costs Lab grown meat, also known as cultured or clean meat, doesn't use slaughtered animals.  It also requires 200 times less land, 30 times less