Cell Culturing - How It Works

Cultured Meat  - New Harvest

Cultured Beef - Maastricht University

Animal-Free Meat Biofabrication - American Journal of Food Technology

Video: How Cultured Beef is Made

 

 

facts on conventional farming  

Environmental Impacts

Conventional meat, dairy and egg production is the greatest environmental threat in the world today. From overuse of resources to dangerous pollution emissions, farming billions of animals a year takes a huge toll on the Earth's ecosystems.  

ARTICLES

Time Magazine - "The Triple Whopper Environmental Impact of Global Meat Production"

New York Times - "Rethinking the Meat Guzzler"

CNN - "Why Beef is the New SUV"

Scientific American - "How Does Meat in the Diet Take an Environmental Toll?"

National Geographic - "Carnivore's Dilemma"

The Guardian - "Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars"

Environment Magazine - "The Sustainability Challenges of Our Meat and Dairy Diets"

major STUDIES

The United Nations

Worldwatch Institute

Stanford University

John Hopkins University

World Resources Institute

International Livestock Exchange

Chatham House

FILMS

Cowspiracy (Documentary) 

GUIDES

Environmental Working Group - Meat Eater's Guide to Climate Change + Health

Health Impacts

Center for Disease Control - Antibiotic Use in Food Animals

The American Medical Association - AMA Seeks Ban on Antibiotics for Growth Promotion

Consumers Union - Overuse of Antibiotics in Food Animals Threatens Public Health

PBS Frontline - Is Your Meat Safe? 

Mother Jones - E. Coli in Hamburger Meat

Sustainable Table - Use of Hormones in Meat and Dairy

Animal Welfare

                                                            Pigs in gestation crates

                                                            Pigs in gestation crates

Animals in the industrial farming system are subjected to some of the worst abuses imaginable, like these gestation crates used to confine pregnant pigs. Incredibly, there no federal cruelty laws that regulate the treatment of farm animals, and undercover investigations have discovered rampant animal abuse. 

The Humane Society - Cruel Confinement of Farm Animals

Farm Sanctuary Factory Farming

Rolling Stone Animal Cruelty is the Price We Pay for Cheap Meat

Mercy for Animals - Undercover Investigations at Factory Farms

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