The ARK Center
News, Information, and Knowledge Resources

Researchers study consumer acceptance of in-vitro meat production

PHYS.ORG: ‘Factory farming and industry scandals have caused a reduction in meat consumption by Germans. Instead, consumption of vegetarian sausages and soybean steaks is increasing… Currently available meat substitutes, such as vegetarian reproductions of turkey breast, pork schnitzel or meat balls made of soybeans or seitan, are controversial… Using interviews and participative methods… scientists have now studied consumer response to lab-grown meat cultured from animal stem cells… According to the study, most respondents consider in-vitro meat one of many alternatives to conventional meat production. At the same time, in-vitro meat encounters resistance from those who think that future food supply has to be associated with reduced meat consumption and an ecological reorganization of agriculture. Arguments against in-vitro meat are the alienation between man and animals’. SOURCE…


You might also like

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.