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Research and Development in Cellular Agriculture

  • 122 Cannon House Office Building (map)

Dear Colleague,

One of the newest developments in agriculture is cellular agriculture – growing food starting from cell cultures rather than from whole plants or animals. Meat grown this way, known as clean meat, cultured meat, or lab-grown meat, could have implications
for food safety, humane treatment of animals, and sustainability of food production.

In this Research and Development Caucus briefing, panelists will discuss the state of basic and applied research, commercialization and what is driving innovation, the challenges and benefits, and public and private investment in cellular agriculture.

For further reading: 
CNBC March 2018Wired February 2018

Research and Development in Cellular Agriculture

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
3-4:30pm
Cannon House Office Building, Room 122

RSVP here

Hosted by the House Research & Development Caucus

Panelists will include:

  • Jessica Almy – Director of Policy, The Good Food Institute
  • Isha Datar – Executive Director, New Harvest
  • Eric Schulze, PhD – VP of Product and Regulation, Memphis Meats
  • Andrew Stout – Graduate Research Assistant, Tufts University
  • Cargill, Inc. (Invited)

Sincerely,

Bill Foster                               Barbara Comstock

Member of Congress               Member of Congress