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Italy may be the first country to ban lab-grown meat - TIME

Salami sausage on black chopping board with rosemary and meat fork. Image by Wesual Click via Unsplash.

The Italian Agriculture and Food Sovereignty Minister, Francesco Lollobrigida, recently proposed a bill that would result in a national ban on the production and marketing of cultivated meat, stating that so-called “synthetic” foods threaten small food producers, the environment, Italian food culture, and even human health. Despite the potential inaccuracy of many of these claims, there are fears that, if passed, the new law would limit the economic potential, scientific progress, and climate mitigation efforts associated with the emerging field of cultivated meat.

Read the original article here. See also the Alternative meat episode of the Meat: the Four Futures podcast.

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