Food and Beverage Related News

USDA and FDA Announce Joint Public Meeting on Use of Animal Cell Culture Technology to Develop Products Derived from Livestock and Poultry

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, DVM and U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. today announced a joint public meeting to be held on Oct. 23-24, 2018 to discuss the use of [...]

Aromyx Corp. Announces Recruitment of Top Cell Biology Scientists

PALO ALTO, Calif. Aug. 30, 2018 – Aromyx Corp., maker of the EssenceChip™, the digital platform for measuring taste and smell, today announced the hiring of Drs. Shunling Guo and MidEum Lee for the positions of senior scientists for olfactory [...]

Amyris Gets Green Light for Commercial Sales of its New, Natural, Zero-Calorie Sweetener

Sugarcane-derived Sweetener Passes Safety Test EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), a leader in the development and production of sustainable ingredients for the Health & Wellness, Clean Beauty and Flavors & Fragrances markets, announced [...]

Wild Earth Closes Seed Funding Round with $450K Investment from Founders Fund and Peter Thiel

BERKELEY, Calif., July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wild Earth, Inc., a biotech startup developing clean protein pet foods, today announced it has successfully completed its seed round with an investment from Pathfinder, the early stage investment vehicle of Founders Fund, [...]

Mosa Meat Raises €7.5M to Commercialise Cultured Meat

Series A fundraising sees first investment in the field by the corporate venture capital of a leading science and technology company, and funding from Switzerland’s largest meat producer. Maastricht, The Netherlands – Mosa Meat, a spin off company from Maastricht [...]

Food 2.0: Three companies that are changing the way we eat

We’ve used domesticated microbes— “good” bacteria and fungi—to produce food and drink for millennia. Today, innovators around the world are using modern biological tools to expand microbial repertoires, creating foods in surprising new ways. These efforts are not only potentially [...]