Lab-grown prosciutto? Not so quick. Italy appears to be like to ban cultured meat and different ‘artificial’ meals


It appears we’re not prone to see cultured prosciutto or ‘nduja anytime quickly.

The Italian authorities has accredited a invoice that will ban lab-grown meat, the

BBC studies

. If it passes, breaking the ban would end in fines as much as €60,000 ($88,237).

Ministers say the rationale for the transfer is to “safeguard our nation’s heritage.”

Farmers have recommended the plan; animal rights’ teams and the opposition have criticized it.

“This time they’re taking it out on artificial meals and like to proceed with their reckless prohibition as an alternative of doing analysis and creating a know-how that would enable us to pollute and kill much less,” Riccardo Magi, the president of left-wing celebration Più Europa,

advised the Guardian


In keeping with Alice Ravenscroft, the pinnacle of coverage on the Good Meals Institute Europe, lab-grown meat may trigger as much as 92 per cent fewer emissions than its standard counterpart.

Singapore made historical past in December 2020 when it turned the primary nation to permit the sale of cultured meat, within the type of Eat Simply’s

lab-grown hen bites


The USA took its first step in that path in November 2022, deeming Upside Meals’ “slaughter-free” hen

fit for human consumption


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