letter to the editor
Cultivated meat is better for the environment
July 7, 2022
I was happy to learn the San Francisco-based company Eat Just is planning to build the world’s biggest cultivated-meat factory in the U.S.
For those who don’t know, cultivated meat is grown from animal cells, without slaughter.
The planned facility will have ten 250,000-liter bioreactors, capable of producing 30 million pounds of protein every year.
Despite such amazing progress in the private sector, more federal funding for cellular-agriculture research is necessary to help make cultivated-meat competitive with the price of its slaughtered counterpart. Cultivated meat is better for...