Letters to the Editor
August 18, 2022
Increase funding for lab-grown meat
Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell have the opportunity to help alleviate a tremendous amount of nonhuman suffering by increasing funding for cultivated-meat research. For those who aren’t aware, cultivated meat is grown from animal cells, without slaughter. We can start to put the era of killing sentient beings for food behind us.
The private sector has made excellent progress developing this revolutionary protein, but public money is necessary to help bring it to market as fast as possible. One remaining hurdle is bri...