In my last post, on James McWilliams’s Eating Promiscuously, I mentioned that when it came to the subject of eating clean or in vitro, meat he seemed to dismiss it’s potential out of hand. I found that stance rather surprising because I was also reading Clean Meat, by Paul Shapiro, formerly an executive with the Humane Society of the United States.
Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World, asks us to imagine a world, where the meat we eat, doesn’t come from animals raised on farms, but rather is created in laboratories. The book is primarily a history of the developments in a new and potentially lucrative industry. Throughout the book we are introduced to figures who are attempting to find new and cruelty-free ways to feed the planet.
There’s a lot of science…
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