There’s been a lot of buzz around the idea of lab-grown meat.
Could this put an end to animal cruelty? Not to mention, factory-farmed animal waste.
Regardless of how beef cows are raised for farming, the environmental impact of cow herds is still problematic. Cow farts and burps might seem like a ridiculous concern at first blush, but they contributed 119.1 million tons of methane to the atmosphere in 2011. And keep in mind, methane is about 30 times as potent as carbon dioxide when it comes to heating up the planet.
In a future where most of us eat lab-grown beef, one has to wonder what would happen to all of the cow herds we currently have. read more at bigthink.com
While there are still a lot of issues to be worked out (is it safe, how does it taste, would it be considered vergan), this technology is definitely going ahead.