Isn’t this food unnatural?


Cultured foods are unnatural in the same way that bread, cheese, yogurt, and wine are unnatural. All involve processing ingredients derived from natural sources. Arguably, the production of cultured meat is less unnatural than raising farm animals in intensive confinement systems, injecting them with synthetic hormones, and feeding them artificial diets made up of antibiotics and animal wastes. Furthermore, the conventional production of meat has led to a number of unnatural problems, including high rates of heart disease and foodborne illness, as well as soil and water pollution from farm animal wastes.