# Cultured meat
Lab Grown Meat is Here: How Does it Compare to Traditional Meat in Cost, Taste, Environmental Impact, and Ethics?
The first "lab grown" meat has been approved for consumption in the United States. Chicken made from cultivated animal cells will now be produced by two California companies, Upside Foods and Good Meat. These products will soon be available in stores and restaurants.
MeaTech 3D is developing cultured meat to take customized food to the next level
An investment in the future of food ― meet the company that is going to enable the production of real delicious, nutritious meat that’s slaughter-free. MeaTech 3D (Nasdaq: MITC) is a global deep-tech food company developing the advanced biotechnology and engineering capabilities to produce delicious, nutritious real meat made from cells rather than slaughtered animals. The company has been advancing its bio-printing technology in order to circumvent unsustainable challenges faced by conventional animal husbandry, such as the industry’s enormous carbon footprint, water and land usage, and animal welfare issues. Importantly, MeaTech has just made an announcement confirming a significant upgrade to its technology that should help the company continue accelerating its progress toward commercialization.