Cash cow or lamb to the slaughter: Is the UK ready for lab-grown meat?

Stuart Stone
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Cash cow or lamb to the slaughter: Is the UK ready for lab-grown meat?

The landmark FDA approval of meat grown from animal cells for human consumption in the US has raised the stakes for the alternative proteins market - but is sector set to sizzle in 2023?

In 2013 lab-grown meat made an expensive UK debut in the form of a £215,000 burger backed by Google co-founder Sergey Brin. Scientists based in the Netherlands took cow cells, turned them into strips...

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