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GWYNNE DYER: Lab-grown meat is delicious - 3 months ago, 11 Feb 00:25

Gwynne Dyer

“Right now, growing cells as meat instead of animals is a very expensive process,” said Yaakov Nahmias, founder and chief scientist of Israel-based startup Future Meat Technologies. But it will get cheaper, and it probably will be needed.

Global population is heading for 10 billion by 2050. (Current world population: 7.7 billion.) Average global incomes will triple in the same period, enabling more people to eat meat-rich diets.

“We need a significant overhaul, changing the global food system on a scale not seen before,” says Professor Tim Lang of the University of London, one of the 37 scientific co-authors from 16 different countries who wrote a report by the EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet and Health that launched in Jakarta. But we’ve heard it all before.

It takes seven kilos of grain to grow one kilo of beef. Seventy per cent of the world’s fresh water is used to irrigate crops. We have ...
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