New technique using pluripotent stem cells to aid development of cultured pig meat

Signal of change / New technique using pluripotent stem cells to aid development of cultured pig meat

By Sarah Tulej / 17 Feb 2017

Food Climate Research Network (FCRN)

The authors believe that with additional work, the approach can be adapted to other species and cell lines. The techniques were developed with a number of potential uses in mind, both medical and for food production. However, issues around mass production and commercialisation of any lab-grown meat product mean that it may take a while before cultured pork finds its way to our plates.



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