Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos have all invested in a new startup company that will produce artificial breast milk to ‘combat climate change.’
BIOMILQ, a company based in the United States, has received $3.5 million from an investment fund co-founded by Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Mark Zuckerberg to ‘prevent climate change due to gases created in formula manufacturing.’
According to the Daily Mail:
An investment fund co-founded by Bill Gates has given $3.5 million (£2.8 million) to an artificial breast milk start-up that offers a green alternative to baby formula.
It is estimated that around 10% of the global dairy industry — a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions — is used to make baby formula.
Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a $1 billion (£800 million) fund, was established to help prevent the worst effects of climate change caused by carbon emissions.
Other members of the group, in addition to Mr Gates, include Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
According to the company’s website, they will successfully produce the world’s first cell-cultured human milk outside of the breast in 2021.
Our team is overjoyed to announce the creation of the world’s first cell-cultured human milk outside of the breast. We are at the cutting edge of lactation science, helping to advance the entire field by putting mothers and babies first.
Dr. Jennifer Smilowitz, UC Davis Human Milk Researcher and BIOMILQ Technical Advisor, states that “human milk is tremendously complex in both composition and structure, making it impossible to replicate outside of the lactating parent.” Until now, that is.
We have advanced the field of lactation science from proof of concept to proof of complexity in just 11 months, producing milk compositions that look more like a symphony than a concerto. We’re a huge step closer to providing parents with another infant feeding option that combines the nutrition of breastmilk with the convenience of formula.
We can now confirm that the macronutrient profiles of BIOMILQ’s product closely match the expected types and proportions of proteins, complex carbohydrates, fatty acids, and other bioactive lipids found in breastmilk.
Given the recent news of a baby formula shortage, netizens believe this news is timely.
“Doesn’t Bill Gates just have the best luck?” Candace Owens tweeted. As with the COVID vaccine, he makes an investment, and then there is a pandemic or shortage, and everyone must queue for his product. He’s obviously invested in lab-produced breast milk!”
According to the far-left Politifact, “there is no evidence that Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg’s investments in artificial breast milk have anything to do with the formula shortage.”
“Neither BIOMILQ nor the fund’s investment in the company is responsible for the current shortage.” BIOMILQ co-founder and chief science officer Leila Strickland told CNN on May 3 that the company is still three to five years away from bringing a product to market. The shortage is caused in part by a February 2022 formula recall by Abbott, a major baby food manufacturer in the United States, which halted production at its Sturgis, Michigan, plant. It’s also because of supply chain issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, which are already affecting the infant formula industry. “High inflation appears to have exacerbated the problem,” Politifact reported in their fact check.
The baby formula shortage is causing hardship for American families. As previously reported by the Gateway Pundit, Biden/Obama shut down the largest producer of baby formula for three months. Biden is to blame because his FDA shut down a massive baby formula manufacturing plant in Michigan.
According to the NRCC:
“It would have been unthinkable before Joe Biden and Democrats took control of our government that parents would be unable to find baby formula to feed their children.” Democrats’ stunning incompetence and economic mismanagement knows no bounds.” – Mike Berg, NRCC Spokesman