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Once science fiction, lab-grown meat coming to US restaurants this year

Executives at cultivated meat firms are optimistic that meat grown in massive steel vats could be on the menu within months after a company won the go-ahead from a key regulator

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Once the stuff of science fiction, lab-grown meat could become reality in some restaurants in the US this year.
 
Executives at cultivated meat firms are optimistic that meat grown in massive steel vats could be on the menu within months after a company won the go-ahead from a key regulator.
 
In a show of confidence, some of them have signed up high-end chefs to eventually showcase the meats in their high-end eateries.
 
But to reach its ultimate destination - supermarket shelves - cultivated meat faces big obstacles, five executives told Reuters.
Firms must attract more funding to increase production, which

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First Published: Jan 24 2023 | 12:01 AM IST

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