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Mission Barns

Mission Barns

Mission Barns is a clean meat company company is headquartered in Berkeley, California producing clean meat. The company was founded in March, 2018, by Eitan Fischer (former director of cellular agriculture of JUST, Inc) and David Bowman.

Mission Barns is a cellular agriculture company working to produce cultured (clean) meat products. The company was founded on March 2, 2018 by David Bowman, and the former director of cellular agriculture of Just Inc, Eitan Fischer. The company is headquartered in Berkeley, California.

History

When Eitan Fischer left Just Inc to start his own company, he did so with hopes to bring clean meat products to market sooner. Jacy Reese from the Sentience Institute commented on Eitan Fischer leaving Just Inc, to start Mission Barns saying “Many of the leaders of the clean meat industry are focused on making clean meat available and growing market share as quickly as possible. There’s tons of room for more companies in the space, so this will inevitably mean some leaders leave larger companies to start new ones.” 



CSO of Mission Barns, David Bowman, claims the technology Mission Barns is using to make clean meat products have the potential to create chicken breasts that fit perfectly inside a skillet. 



In September 2018, Mission Barns was focused on and had successfully grown animal fat, which it mixed into other ingredients to make duck sausages.

Timeline

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David Bowman

Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer



Eitan Fischer

Chief Executive Officer



Saam Shahrokhi

Employee



Further reading

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Clean meat, consumer attitudes and the transition to a cellular agriculture food economy

Niamh Michail

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Director of ‘Lab-Grown’ Meat at Controversial Food Producer Leaves to Start New Company

Ryan F. Mandelbaum

News article



Meat Labs Pursue a Once-Impossible Goal: Kosher Bacon



News



Tech Startup JUST Exec Starts New Cultured-Meat Brand

Anna Starostinetskaya

News article



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