Letter To the editor,

Letter To the editor

By Jon Hochschartner

Senators Rick Scott and Marco Rubio should demonstrate their compassion by supporting federal funding for cultured-meat research. For those who don’t know, cultured meat is grown from animal cells, without slaughter. It has the potential to greatly reduce the suffering and death we inflict on our fellow creatures.

The private sector continues to make progress in this field, with American company Eat Just announcing plans to build a cultured-meat factory in Qatar. But government-backed research would help address ongoing issues, such as reaching price parity with slaughtered meat and developing whole-cut products, like cultivated steak and filets.

 

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