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Cultured meat is meat produced by in vitro cultivation of animal cells, instead of from slaughtered animals. It is a form of cellular agriculture. basically it is a loophole, you can still grow meat by just extracting few cells from the livestock (it's like taking a injection) and after that they culture the cells and the animal doesn't die.

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The use of land, water and other resources would drastically decrease.

The greenhouse gases emissions would also drastically decrease.

It is more safer for the society as no antibiotics is needed which will benefit doctors as antibiotics resistance is a massive issue right now.

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Job loss UNLESS the farmers instead do vegetable, fruit and other plant farming that can be used for nutrients for the cultured meat.
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Depends how close it is to the real McCoy.
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Depends how close it is to the real McCoy.
if you have basic knowledge of biology then you should know it is not close but identical, it is another way to extract meat. if the cells got extracted from a cow then it is real beef because few cells and cutting the whole muscle are only different in scale wise. so to answer your question, it's not close, it's the real deal.
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(Original post by 8=======D)
if you have basic knowledge of biology then you should know it is not close but identical, it is another way to extract meat. if the cells got extracted from a cow then it is real beef because few cells and cutting the whole muscle are only different in scale wise. so to answer your question, it's not close, it's the real deal.
By 'real' I mean meat cut from an actual animal, not grown from its cells.

Cuts of meat have various tastes and textures based on things like how the animal was fed, how it lived, how much exercise it got, and other factors. So how different is it going to be when it's been grown in a lab? Will it have the same fat content? Will it be tough, soft...? Will they be able to replicate rump and ribeye even if it's from the same cow cells? I have a hard time believing it will be exactly the same.
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(Original post by 8=======D)
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The use of land, water and other resources would drastically decrease.

The greenhouse gases emissions would also drastically decrease.
It could be a lot worse for the environment as it stands.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47283162
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Decahedron, ever heard of renewable energy sources, in the website, it said it depends on their energy source so instead of using carbon dioxide emitting energy sources, they can use the renewables sources that that would decrease the greenhouse gas emissions from the cultured meat lab factory significantly.
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It could be a lot worse for the environment as it stands.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47283162
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Decahedron, ever heard of renewable energy sources, in the website, it said it depends on their energy source so instead of using carbon dioxide emitting energy sources, they can use the renewables sources that that would decrease the greenhouse gas emissions from the cultured meat lab factory significantly.

Ever heard of not being condescending? I guess not.
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seems cool.
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Ok, but you can see that if the lab uses renewable energy source then it would be more environmental friendly. Forgive my condescending attitude.
Ever heard of not being condescending? I guess not.
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Ok, but you can see that if the lab uses renewable energy source then it would be more environmental friendly. Forgive my condescending attitude.
Of course, but as it stands right now as I previously stated it is not viable as a more environmentally friendly alternative.
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If it looks like food and tastes like food I'll eat it. I'm not particularly fussy. :dontknow:
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