Food tech: Lab-grown meat and insects are ‘good for the planet and your health’

  • By Helen Briggs
  • Environment correspondent

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fried insects

Feeding on lab-grown meat or ground up insects could provide significant savings in carbon emissions and water, while freeing up land for nature.

This is according to a study calculating the environmental benefits of “greener” foods on our plates.

According to scientists, the pressures on the planet could be reduced by more than 80% with such foods, compared to the typical European diet.

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