Summary #1384

No-kill, lab-grown meat to go on sale for first time

theguardian.com
  • Big moment for the meat industry - chicken bites produced in bioreactors without killing animals have passed a safety review by the Singapore Food Agency.
  • At the moment, by weight, 60% of mammals on Earth are livestock, 36% are humans, and only 4% are wild animals.
  • The producer, Eat Just, will sell their chicken bites in one restaurant, they’ll be expensive - but with scale, they’ll become less expensive than normal meat.
  • They claim it’s nutritionally the same as chicken meat, but there are differences, and it’s up to consumers to tell if they like it.
  • "Cultured meat” and plant-based products are important to reduce the negative impact of traditional meat production.

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