Food, Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture

Food Meditations Briefs ~ Different perspectives on the same subject

The shmeat of the matter
An omnivorous chef ponders test-tube meat
"Well, ick."
That was my first reaction, anyway, to news that the search to produce animal-less sources for meat are moving, if not right along, at least in the direction of progress. ...
Full Story: An omnivorous chef ponders test-tube meat;

"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. ~Native American Proverb" (*)


Sustainable Agriculture
I attended an agriculture conference this week at the Four Seasons in Palo Alto.
There were no pickup trucks in the BMW-packed parking lot, and few farmers with dirt under their fingernails ...
Full Story: Silicon Valley investors place bets on sustainable ag;

Research and Innovation
A new technique that turns pig stem cells into strips of meat could offer a green alternative to the slaughterhouse and help end hunger.
Full Story: Scientists grow bacon from stem cells;



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