This week has seen the worrying and ironic spectacle of some European agriculture ministers putting a note before an EU Council meeting that included misinformation about cultivated meat.
La corte di cassazione francese ha stabilito che i prodotti a base di carne vegetale non inducono in errore i consumatori. Nel frattempo, il governo italiano ha introdotto restrizioni sull’etichettatura dei prodotti a base vegetale, vietando l’uso di nomi legati alla carne.
Europe aspires to lead in cleantech and biotech – but they need alternative proteins to win the race
It's time for policymakers to rethink their approach, and give the same level of priority to alternative proteins as they do to other promising biotech and cleantech fields.
“Per me, ora è molto peggio”. L’Italia alla prese con una fuga dei cervelli sulla scia del controverso divieto di utilizzo della carne coltivata
Dopo che l'Italia è diventata l'unico paese al mondo ad aver vietato la carne coltivata, parliamo con i ricercatori del futuro che li aspetta.
“We will have to leave because we don’t have a future here.” Italian researchers fear brain drain in wake of controversial cultivated meat ban
Following the controversial cultivated meat ban, some fear an exodus of talented young scientists – particularly unwelcome given nearly 10% of Italians already live abroad – while others are concerned the move may cut off future funding opportunities and damage the country’s scientific standing on the global stage.
In certain European countries, plant-based milk faces significantly higher value added tax (VAT) than conventional cow’s milk, but new proposals offer a chance to level the playing field.
The UK's Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) has today highlighted the critical role that alternative proteins like cultivated meat can play in achieving key national objectives for economic growth and food production as part of the National Vision for Engineering Biology.
Federal budget 2024: Germany invests 38 million euros in the protein transition and sets out to become a leader in the field
The Budget Committee of the German Bundestag have announced €38 million in funding in 2024 for the sustainable protein transition, setting themselves on the path to international leadership in this growing field.