This Documentary Follows a Start-Up Taking Animals Out of Meat Production
“Meat the Future” centers on Upside Foods, a company that grows meat from the cells of living animals.
By Charmaine Li
April 11, 2022
4 minute read
A sobering 2006 report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization laid out the striking impacts industrial animal agriculture has on people and the planet. In addition to the financial cost of its water and land use, and the potential for pathogens to flourish in feedlots, the practice puts out around 14 percent of global civilization’s greenhouse gases every year—more than that of cars and trucks combined.
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