Ocean Robbins
August 21,2020

Since 2013, lab-grown food — and specifically cultured “clean meat” — has been gathering increasing attention and funding. The first-ever lab-grown burger was created in 2013 by scientist Mark Post, a professor of tissue engineering at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. It garnered press interest when it was eaten and reviewed by two food critics at a London news conference.

While lab-grown meat isn’t available commercially just yet (it will likely hit shelves in 2021),
it’s clearly been in the works for quite some time.

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