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Is Lab-Grown Meat a suitable replacement for Factory Farming?
Lab-grown meat is unethical.
Some people are repulsed by meat and having more ethical meat would create more social pressures to eat meat when they do not want to.
It requires more animal products than a cell of an animal (like
fetal bovine serum, or FBS
Even if the use of animal products to create cultured meat continues, the amount of suffering it causes will be much smaller than that caused by factory-farming a similar quantity of meat.
Animals mass slaughter is not more ethical.
Lab grown meat could be a solution to important issues such as world hunger and climate change, thus rendering it more unethical not to produce it than it would be to actually produce it.