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Is Lab-Grown Meat a suitable replacement for Factory Farming?
Lab-grown meat is unnatural.
The fungal origins of quorn - a popular meat substitute - make some people
about consuming it. The knowledge of how lab-grown meat is produced may also disgust some people.
With current technology, lab grown meat does not contain essential nutrients.
Catholic teaching prohibits in vitro fertilization
. They and others might be against lab-grown meat as well for similar reasons relating to its artificiality.
So are most of your clothes, cars, sleep patterns, buildings, and many other things we use in our daily lives. In addition to this, natural is not synonymous with healthy.
This is an appeal to nature. Just because something is natural, doesn't mean it's good or the best option.
Whether it is unnatural may not matter if people can't tell the difference in taste or texture.
The meat produced at the livestock farms is already unnatural, as present-day domesticated animals significantly differ in their genetics, stature, diet and overall way of life from their feral ancestors.