While mouse farming hasn’t caught on, many veterinary nutritionists say that the ideal feline meal would be a “mouse in a can”. Well, they might get their wish of this ideal diet via a laboratory. A company called Because Animals is working on this development.
Cultured meat is expensive. This project involves growing a thin layer of mouse meat tissue that is worked into cat treats. They first have to get approval from the USDA/FDA for cultured meat as generally regarded as safe. There are great advantages to cultured meat. It will be the highest quality meat on the market. While being full traceable, it will also be antibiotic and hormone-free, and completely clear of pathogenic bacteria such as Listeria and Samonella.