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  • Cultivated Meat & Seafood – Technology

    Published on October 11, 2021
    In this series, we're looking at cultivated meat and seafood. In this post, we take a look at the emerging technology enabling cultivated meat and seafood production.

  • Cultivated Meat & Seafood – Background

    Published on October 4, 2021
    In this series, we explore traditional meat and seafood alternatives that represent an emerging food technology poised to change our foodscape.

  • Regulation – Understanding Proposition 65

    Published on September 27, 2021
    We’ve looked at the federal regulations governing our food, cosmetics, and other ingredients in the USA. This post looks at state legislation that’s frequently the center of attention, Proposition 65.

  • Trending – Aflatoxins

    Published on September 13, 2021
    We periodically see pet food recalled for aflatoxin contamination. In this post, we look at aflatoxin contamination and put it into context.

  • Trending – Chlorpyrifos

    Published on August 30, 2021
    Recently, U.S. federal regulators banned the pesticide chlorpyrifos for agricultural use. In this post, we take a look at this chemical and explain what this means.

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