Future of Agriculture Podcast Host, Tim Hammerich, interviewed Mr. Mike selden who is the Co-founder and CEO of Finless foods. a startup that aims for a more sustainable future through advanced cellular agriculture technologies. Their projects revolve around growing fish meat and other seafood products from cells. Mike is a trained biochemist and has experience working as a researcher and educator. He also has researched numerous ways to solve food crises in Africa as well as marine conservation in South East Asia.

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We’re growing it directly from the cells, so no whole animals are needed after that first initial sample.” – Mike Selden

  • Explaining the case for cell-grown meat and why it’s exciting.

  • The benefits of cell-grown meat for people and the environment.

  • How they plan to sell their products to the average consumer.

  • The inspiration behind starting Finless Foods.

  • Why they chose to start experimenting with fish cells.

  • How space agriculture factors in with the products they want to produce.

  • The variables involved in mass-producing cell-grown meats.

  • Solving the waste problems they may produce in the future.

  • The financial side of scaling this type of product.

  • The kind of progress we can look forward to if their product becomes successful.

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