"We're looking to see if there are other technologies which can produce food for all the people on the planet," said Anthony Bennett of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization. "Not only today but over the next 10, 20, 30 years."
Rapidly evolving technology and increasing concern about the environmental impact of meat production are signs that vat-grown meat is moving from scientific curiosity to consumer option.
(Via Communist Robot.)
Of course, some complain that test-tube meat is "gross." I wonder if they've ever so much as considered the realities underlying the alternative.