Israeli molecular farming startup PoLoPo has successfully raised a $1.75M pre-seed funding round to continue developing its proprietary technology, which uses potatoes as plant biofactories to produce animal proteins.
Nestlé’s Gerber-branded infant-formula products have been recalled in North America after they were linked to potential bacteria contamination.
Food Industry Executive
Tyson Foods has launched a Climate-Smart Beef Program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the beef production process.
Food Business News
Cultivated meat startup Fork and Good is set to open a pilot facility in Jersey City after raising $22 million in the capital. Fork and Good will begin with a focus on cultivated ground pork.
A new study has reported that toxic chemicals migrate from packaging materials, such as price tags and labels, after examining an assortment of packaged fresh food.
Meat + Poultry
Hoyo SBC is recalling over 1,000 pounds of ready-to-eat beef sambusa products after a school reported that it discovered thin, wirelike metal on the outside of the product during preparation.
Food Engineering Magazine
Motif Foodworks has commercially launched Appetex, an ingredient that provides a meat-like texture to plant-based foods.
Food Safety News
Catalina Snacks is recalling more than 300,000 ready-to-eat cereal packages and snack mix packages because of foreign material (metal) in the products.
A third of Nestle’s sales missed an independent definition of healthy as it applied a nutritional rating test across its portfolio.
PepsiCo is investing $216 million into new regenerative agriculture projects that aim to deliver 3 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emission reduction and removal by the year 2030.