PoLoPo raises $1.75M to develop animal-based proteins from plants


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.

NestlĂ© recalls infant formula in North America 

Just Food 

NestlĂ©’s Gerber-branded infant-formula products have been recalled in North America after they were linked to potential bacteria contamination.

Tyson Creates Climate Smart Beef Program

Food Industry Executive

Tyson Foods has launched a Climate-Smart Beef Program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the beef production process.

Cultivated meat startup opens first plant

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.

Research finds fresh food labels contaminated by toxic BPA-like chemicals

Packaging Gateway

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.

Beef sambusas recalled due to metal contamination

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. 

Motif FoodWorks Launches Appetex

Food Engineering Magazine

Motif Foodworks has commercially launched Appetex, an ingredient that provides a meat-like texture to plant-based foods.

More than 300,000 cereal and snack packages recalled because of metal in products

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.

One-third of Nestle sales comes from foods considered unhealthy


A third of Nestle’s sales missed an independent definition of healthy as it applied a nutritional rating test across its portfolio.

PepsiCo invests over $200M into farmer partnerships

Food Dive

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.

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