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Growing Meat in a Test Tube to Feed Humanity, Combat Climate Change and Explore Outer Space with Mike Selden of Finless Foods

Mike Selden (@mikeseldenFF) is co-founder and CEO of Finless Foods, a food startup that uses cutting-edge cellular-agriculture technologies to grow marine-animal cells, creating fish and seafood products enjoyed around the world. They are working toward a sci-fi, soon-here world where everyone has access to healthy, delectable seafood, without the environmental devastation or the health hazards of traditional fishing and aquatic farming.

Mike has a background in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, he is dedicated to climate justice and science advocacy. Before co-founding Finless Foods, he was working at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in high-throughput cancer screening.

Originally posted on FringeFM.


In our wide-ranging conversation, we cover many things, including:

  • The clean meat revolution and end of animal agriculture
  • How Mike’s company Finless Foods is growing fish in a laboratory
  • The exciting science of foodtech
  • Why people need to embrace GMOs
  • How agriculture is increasingly driving climate change
  • Why we aren’t far off from growing usable human organs
  • How hard it is to fund traditional deep tech
  • Why we are entering a foodtech revolution
  • How human’s will eat and thrive in space
  • Why we need to start pricing pollution into our products

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