Sunday, December 16, 2018
Rabbis Ponder The Next Best & Biggest Thing For Judaism... Agudah Conventions, Passover Retreats, Kosher Cruises,... ----- Emergence of Lab-Grown Meat Poses New Questions for Religious Leaders As Cell-Cultured Meat Gets Closer to Reality, Rabbis Ponder the Possibility of Kosher Pork.
Lab-grown meat is becoming closer to a reality.
Several start-ups are already developing cell-cultured meat -- meat based on animal cells grown in a Petri dish. Although no product is yet commercially available, companies have produced prototypes for chicken nuggets, burgers, and most-recently steak, that resemble conventional meat on the cellular level.
“There is a disagreement about it and there is a conversation. Also, definitely, there are new questions about lab-meat,” says Rabbi Yuval Cherlow, an expert on kosher tradition and bioethics.
Hear more from Rabbi Cherlow in the video above, and watch the episode from Moving Upstream below for an in-depth look at efforts to develop cell-cultured meat, and its potential impact.