ISSN 2344 – 1283, ISSN CD-ROM 2344 – 1291, ISSN ONLINE 2344 – 1305, ISSN-L 2344 – 1283


Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Journal of Young Scientist", Vol. 10
Written by Zina PARASCHIV, Cristina-Andreea POPA

In recent years, attention has been focused on the constant trend of population growth, and the consequent growing demand for food, which classic agriculture can no longer provide. Alternative food like insects, red seaweed, soy, and cell-based products are a sustainable way of changing our diet in order to minimize the environmental impact determined by greenhouse emissions, water, land, and energy use. Consumption of these alternative foods comes new industry vision of what the future of food will look like, and as a result with new regulations. Being novel foods, most people don’t have enough knowledge and consider unnatural these new methods of producing them. Surprisingly, alternative foods are particularly rejected by Western societies, which proves that culture impacts a good amount of our beliefs. This current mini-review focuses on explaining what cellular agriculture is, what aliments are considered alternative food and whether we could reach a sustainable future by changing our diet.

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