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Benefits of Cultivated Meat


Environmental Comparison

The Carbon Footprint of Foods

Amount of greenhouse gases in fresh foods (in kg CO2-eq/kg)

Ruminant livestock (beef and lamb) is the most emissions-intensive food we consume due to the methane gas produced by the animals.

* Bone-free Meat

Note: Figures include greenhouse gas content in foods from production on farms through to regional distribution centres

Land Use and Source of Protein / Calories (UK)

Source: Global Environmental Change – Total global agricultural land footprint associated with UK food supply 1986–2011

Water Usage

Nearly half of all water used in the United States goes to raising animals for food