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Is Lab-Grown Meat a suitable replacement for Factory Farming?
With the current technology and scale, cultured meat is still prohibitively expensive; requiring substantial R&D costs to bring the price tag down before mass adoption would be feasible.
of cultured beef are
over 10 times
the cost of normal beef production.
This is not the case anymore, as few new startups are working towards mass production
The cost has recently
by four orders of magnitude.
Meat production is incredibly expensive, as it generates a lot of externalities. It harms the environment and the animals who suffer their entire lives. As they don't have voice or agency in the current economy, that's not transferred to prices.