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Cultured Meat

There’s a new chicken in town

About the developments and the future of cultured meat. An animal-friendly piece of meat might sound futuristic, but nothing could be further from the truth. It is expected that within five years, different types of meat will be available in the supermarket for which no animal has suffered. In 2013, the world’s first cultured meat…

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Cultured meat: what problems can or can’t it solve?

In 2013 the first piece of cultured meat was made and eaten. Pieces of meat grown in the lab are becoming cheaper to make and are well on their way to the supermarket. The creators of cultured meat want to solve the problems caused by livestock farming. For example, livestock farming increases the risk of…

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To meat or not to meat

The thought of cultured meat stimulates the discussion about eating meat We need to eat less meat to help the environment. We hear this on the news, in the classrooms and at the kitchen table. Nevertheless, the Dutch have not started eating less meat in recent years. And research at Wageningen University shows that the…

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From the lab to your plate: the future of cultured meat.

The meat on your plate might look delicious, but it is not as innocent as it may seem. Meat is at the base of many of the problems that we are facing today. The immense, worldwide meat consumption contributes to climate change, for example. Additionally,the meat-industry even creates a risk for infectious diseases, like Q-fever…

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