- Cultured meat, also called cultured meat or cell-based meat, is made from animal cells.
- The company has created meatballs by inserting publicly available mammoth genetic information into sheep cells.
- Over 100 companies around the world are working on cultivated meat products.
An Australian company has used the gene sequence of an extinct pachyderm to lift a glass cloche of meatballs made from lab-grown meat.
Given the right conditions in the lab, the cells grew to numbers large enough to curl into meatballs.
Over 100 companies around the world are working on cultivated meat products, many of them startups like Vow.
Vow hopes to launch its first product, farmed quail meat, by the end of the year.
The jumbo meatballs on display in Amsterdam were about the size of a softball and a volleyball, were intended for display purposes, and were glazed to prevent breakage during transit from Sydney.
“So it’s fascinating to think that by adding protein from an animal that went extinct 4,000 years ago, we’ve got a completely unique and new scent that humans haven’t smelled in a long time. ”
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/this-meatball-isnt-just-mammoth-in-size-its-also-actual-mammoth-meat/d0ot7ns68 Australian company uses mammoth DNA to make meatballs