California startups are growing meat from animal cells

As concerns grow about the sustainability of meat production, some startup companies say they may have a solution: growing meat from animal cells in laboratories. NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson visited two startups in California producing “cell-based meat.” This story is part of our “Future of Food” series, hosted by Mark Bittman and supported by the Pulitzer Center.

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More in the FUTURE OF FOOD series from PBS NewsHour Weekend:

Future of Food: This genetically engineered salmon may hit U.S. markets as early as 2020
https://youtu.be/bco7rPyKwec

Mark Bittman’s recipe for cooking the perfect salmon
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/mark-bittmans-recipe-for-cooking-the-perfect-salmon

Future of Food: This genetically engineered salmon may hit U.S. markets as early as 2020
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/future-of-food-this-genetically-engineered-salmon-may-hit-u-s-markets-as-early-as-2020

Follow the Future of Food series at PBS NewsHour: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/series/future-of-food