Government Leaders

“Paul Shapiro provides a fascinating look at the future of food and the innovators who are working to interrupt and reinvent the food system.” — Ann Veneman, former executive director of UNICEF and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

“An inspirational look into a future where the cellular agricultural revolution helps lower rates of foodborne illness, greatly improves environmental sustainability, and allows us to continue to enjoy the food we love.” — Kathleen Sebelius, former U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services

“Read Clean Meat if you want an interesting and controversial glimpse into how cellular agriculture may supplement conventional agriculture and how innovation offers a variety of additional ways to feed a hungry and growing world.” — Dan Glickman, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Business Titans

“Clean meat could be a huge win for animal welfare, human health, and the planet. If you want to learn more about the scientists, entrepreneurs and activists who are leading this revolution, read Paul Shapiro’s compelling and optimistic book.” – Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet

“Clean meat is poised to revolutionize the business of food and agriculture, addressing many of our most pressing problems. Paul Shapiro’s book artfully tells the story of the roots of the clean meat revolution and where it may be leading us.” — Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, and Suzy Welch, TV journalist, co-authors of Winning

“The meat we sell at Whole Foods Market is rated on an animal welfare scale of 1-5+ but when clean meat hits the market, I’d like to put it in our meat section with an animal welfare rating of 10 since it means no animals were harmed or killed. Read Paul Shapiro’s captivating account of the entrepreneurs working to enable us to sell that meat soon.” — John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market

“Investors are going to make another fortune, this time in food tech. Clean Meat is a must read.” — Jeremy Coller, CEO of Coller Capital

“Read Paul Shapiro’s excellent book if you want to understand why so many investors, including meat companies, are betting that burgers and chicken nuggets will soon be coming from breweries rather than slaughterhouses.” — Lisa Feria, CEO of Stray Dog Capital

Awesome Authors

Clean Meat offers an enthralling look into a near future where many of our most dangerous food safety risks could be all but eliminated. Paul Shapiro tells a tale in this important book that could just save your life.” — Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, author of the bestseller How Not to Die

“Paul Shapiro has written a timely and informative book on the exciting transformation that is about to happen in the way we produce our food. “ — Peter Singer, bestselling author of Animal Liberation and Princeton ethicist

“Thank you Paul Shapiro for this groundbreaking book on what could be one of the most important ethical advances in history. As Paul explains, that’s not hyperbole. If clean meat catches on, it could stop the suffering of billions of sentient beings. I hope I’ll soon be able to order a pain-free bacon cheeseburger. In the meantime, Paul’s book is great and inspirational reading.” – AJ Jacobs, bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically

“Paul Shapiro has artfully chronicled a most important development in his very worthwhile book Clean Meat, destined to take its place in the literature of moral progress.” — Michael Shermer, publisher of Skeptic magazine and author of The Moral Arc

Nonprofit Heroes

Clean Meat is the definitive chronicling of the race to commercialize the world’s first clean animal products. I can’t recommend it highly enough!” — Bruce Friedrich, Executive Director of the Good Food Institute

“This book captures the stories of the people, the projects, and the pursuit of a world where foods can come from cells instead of animals. A must-read for anyone interested in the future of food.” — Isha Datar, Executive Director of New Harvest, and co-founder of Perfect Day & Clara Foods

“Clean Meat will go down as a pivotal historical piece that brought an upcoming revolution into the spotlight – showcasing the future to come where we will transcend our need to kill animals for meat.” — Kristopher Gasteratos, Founder & President of The Cellular Agriculture Society

“I highly recommend reading Clean Meat for anyone interested in understanding the laudable goals and progress being made by the innovators seeking to produce alternatives to a violent and inefficient meat industry.” — Gene Baur, co-founder of Farm Sanctuary

“Some books have the power to shape the future for the better. This is one of those books. If you need some hope and inspiration for a healthier, kinder, and more sustainable future, read this book.” — Zoe Weil, President of the Institute for Humane Education

Cellular Agriculture Pioneers

“This is the book to read to understand the story of the cultured meat movement.” — Mark Post, creator of the world’s first cultured burger

“Paul Shapiro does an expert job explaining the history, research, challenges, and possibilities of clean meat, making this intriguing field accessible for everyone.” — Marie Gibbons, first researcher ever to grow clean turkey nuggets

Clean Meat is a must-read if you want the inside story of what’s driving the movement for real meat without the animals.” — Uma Valeti, CEO of Memphis Meats

“You already know just how broken our food system is. Read Clean Meat if you want to understand one of the key ways it’s going to be fixed.” — Josh Tetrick, CEO of Hampton Creek

“If you think leather must always come off the back of an animal, this book will help you see that a more cultured future is possible. I hope you’ll read it and agree.” — Andras Forgacs, CEO of Modern Meadow

“Technology is finally making it possible for people to eat the foods they grew to know and love without the disastrous consequences of factory farming. Clean Meat tells the story as it unfolds––a tale not to be missed!” — Arturo Elizondo, CEO of Clara Foods

Clean Meat is an electrifying view into the science, products, and people building a new global manufacturing sector. I can’t recommend it highly enough.” — Alex Lorestani, CEO of Geltor

“Demand for meat, dairy, and eggs isn’t going to disappear anytime soon—we need a better way to make our favorite foods. Read this book for the stories behind those trying to make it happen.” — Ryan Pandya & Perumal Gandhi, co-founders of Perfect Day

Clean Meat tells the remarkable history and potential future of a fast-growing industry aiming to upend the way we produce our meat.” — Peter Verstrate, CEO of Mosa Meat

“Read Clean Meat for a thorough, insightful, and entertaining exploration of this nascent technology and the community surrounding it.”  —Mike Selden, CEO of Finless Foods

“If you want to know how your plate will look like in ten years, this is your book!” —Ido Savir, CEO of SuperMeat