Startup Producing Cell-Grown Meat Gains Financial Backing

Startup Producing Cell-Grown Meat Gains Financial Backing

Mosa Meat receives $8.8 million in investment as race to transform the global meat industry ramps up, WSJ reported.

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July 16, 2018
Edited by QA Staff
Food Safety
German drugmaker Merck KGaA and a top European meat processor are backing a startup producing beef from cattle cells, ramping up a race to transform the global meat industry with cell-culture technology, WSJ reported.

The $8.8 million investment in Netherlands-based Mosa Meat by Merck’s venture investing unit and Basel, Switzerland-based Bell Food Group fuels a continuing effort to fulfill growing global demand for meat via a process that developers say requires a fraction of the resources used in traditional livestock and poultry production.

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Source: WSJ