Czech startup Bene Meat Technologies (BMT) has become the first company in the world to obtain EU Certification to produce and sell cultivated meat for pet food.

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Cultivated, Cell-Cultured & Biotechnology

Has Cultivated Meat for Pet Food Really Been Approved in EU? The Complicated Story of Bene Meat (and Others in the Space)

Two weeks ago, a press release was widely distributed by Czech startup Bene Meat Technologies, titled “Bene Meat Technologies is the first company in the world to be licensed to produce and sell cultured meat as dog and cat food” The release stated, ” On 7.11.2023, the Czech startup Bene Meat Technologies (BMT) won the world championship to produce and sell cultured meat for PET FOOD needs. With the certification obtained from the European Feed Materials Register, it becomes the only entity in the world that can produce and sell this product for PET FOOD needs.[…] Bene Meat Technologies is thus the first entity in the world to be authorised to produce and sell cultured meat for PET FOOD.”  This apparently groundbreaking news was covered …

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Cultivated pet food company Good Dog Food rebrands as Meatly.

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Good Dog Food Rebrands as Meatly Ahead of Cultivated Chicken Product Launch in the UK

UK cultivated pet food company Good Dog Food announces its new identity and the launch of a new consumer-facing website: Meatly. As part of the announcement, the company revealed that it has secured key partnerships with manufacturers and is preparing for an “upcoming” UK product launch. Meatly explains that it’s collaborating with the UK’s Food Standards Agency and the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs to obtain approval to commercialise its cultivated chicken for the pet food industry. Owen Ensor, CEO of Meatly, says: “We’re thrilled to announce our rebrand to Meatly, in what marks an exciting new chapter for us as a team and brand. We chose the name ‘Meatly’ because we wanted to celebrate the fact that it is real meat, made the …

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