GOP Politicians are Trying to Ban Lab-Grown Meat, Comparing it to Bugs and Claiming Threats to Ranches

Republican politicians in some states have a new target: meat raised in a lab instead of via animals.

At least seven states have considered bills so far in 2024 that would prohibit the distribution or sale of lab-grown meat, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. In each case, Republicans are leading the charge.

One of the most prominent examples is Florida, where Gov. Ron DeSantis has expressed opposition to lab-grown meat.

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