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Advancing Cellular Agriculture in Canada: How to Get Involved
As of December 2019, 55 cultured meat and seafood industry startups around the world had publicly announced themselves. Out of these 55 companies, only four are currently operating in Canada: Appleton Meats, Because Animals, Cell Ag Tech, and Future Fields. In the non-profit sector, Cellular Agriculture Canada (CAC) is working to educate the public and advocate for a regulatory framework in Canada. Along with this necessary industry work, academic research is vital to fill in gaps that cannot be filled by startups.
June 29, 2020
COVID-19, Cellular Agriculture, and the Future of Safe Food
Now, in the first few months of 2020, we are living through another global pandemic resulting from a zoonotic agent transmitted to humans at the human-animal interface. While the origin has yet to be confirmed, early research indicates that COVID-19 originated in the wet markets of Wuhan, China, where animals are killed on-site for consumption. Given its similarity to many known bat viruses, it appears to have originated in bats and was subsequently transmitted at one of the aforementioned wet markets. Given that bats are not sold at the particular Wuhan market believed to be the origin, it was likely transmitted to an intermediate host.
March 23, 2020
Edmonton Journal: Startup hopes to break into growing industry
Our first media article from the Edmonton Journal - back when we were working to produce cultivated poultry products.
February 3, 2020
CleanTechnica: How Future Fields Is Replacing Fetal Bovine Serum
In this story created by Erika Clugston, Lejjy speaks about some of the history and motivation of Future Fields.
February 3, 2020
Futurecite Opportunity Series: Meet Matt
In this article and video, Matt talks about the “Eureka Moment” that convinced him to take the leap from academic cell biology research into entrepreneurship. Take a look at https://futurecite.com/opportunity-series-meet-matt/ to take a look. Go Matt!
February 3, 2020
Dr. Chris Fetterly Joins Future Fields
Dr. Chris Fetterly joins Future Fields!
February 3, 2020
GROW Agrifood business accelerator
Future Fields was recently accepted into the prestigious GROW AgriFood Technology accelerator in Singapore!
February 21, 2019
Lab-grown meat companies see opportunity for growth, research in Canada.
Future Fields had the pleasure of speaking with a member of the Canadian Press about the Canadian Cellular Agriculture landscape. https://business.financialpost.com/pmn/commodities-business-pmn/agriculture-commodities-business-pmn/lab-grown-meat-companies-see-opportunity-for-growth-research-in-canadaWhat do you think about cellular agriculture and cultured meats?
February 21, 2019