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On Meat without Animals: Considering Cellular Agriculture

January 12, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Event Sponsor: 
McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society
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What is a post-animal economy? What if we could feed and clothe the world with animal products without killing a single animal? The nascent field of cellular agriculture promises such a future by using cell cultures to produce meat (aka cultured meat, clean meat, or in-vitro meat) and other agricultural products such as milk, eggs, and leather. This panel brings together a CEO, an animal welfare advocate, a philosopher, a venture capitalist, and a journalist to consider what cellular agriculture means for the future of food.

Bruce Friedrich Managing Trustee, New Crop Capital & Executive Director, The Good Food Institute 

Paul Shapiro Vice President of Policy, The Humane Society of the United States 

Uma Valeti CEO and Co-Founder, Memphis Meats 

Cor van der Weele Professor of Humanistic Philosophy, University of Wageningen  

Moderated by Naomi Starkman Editor-in-Chief, Civil Eats

Panelists   Panelist speaking to audience members after panel   View of auditorium from balcany   Audience members

View panelists' biographies

View pictures from student workshop with panelists: Cultured Meat and the Future of Food

Read the Stanford Daily interview with Bruce Friedrich (The Good Food Institute and New Crop Capital)

CEMEX Auditorium
Free and open to the public. General admission. 
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