Nancy Mann Jackson

IFT FIRST panelists discuss consumer acceptance of novel food technologyNew technologies make it possible to create poultry, beef, and seafood from the stem cells of a chicken, cow, and shrimp, respectively. And producing foods from stem cells eliminates the animal welfare and environmental concerns associated with conventionally produced meat, poultry, and seafood.

However, if consumers choose not to purchase or eat these cell-based foods, the technology doesn’t mean much. In the Tuesday featured session, “Consumer Acceptance as Barrier and Opportunity f…

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Nancy Mann Jackson is a freelance writer based in Huntsville, AL ([email protected])

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