Knowledge for better food systems

The eco‐friendly burger? Cultured meat in context

Image: Pixabay, Burger meat bread, CC0 Public Domain

In this paper, FCRN member Hanna Tuomisto gives an overview of the process of growing cultured meat, current developments, its environmental impacts, technical challenges, and consumer perceptions.

Reference

Tuomisto, H.L., 2018. The eco‐friendly burger: Could cultured meat improve the environmental sustainability of meat products? EMBO reports, p.e47395.

Read the full paper here. See also the Foodsource resource How far could changes in production practices reduce GHG emissions?

You can read related research by browsing the following categories of our research library:
 

Add comment

Member input

Plain text

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

Region

Region: 

Global

While some of the food system challenges facing humanity are local, in an interconnected world, adopting a global perspective is essential. Many environmental issues, such as climate change, need supranational commitments and action to be addressed effectively. Due to ever increasing global trade flows, prices of commodities are connected through space; a drought in Romania may thus increase the price of wheat in Zimbabwe.

View global articles

Source

Doc Type