Islamic scholars consulted by a leading producer of cultivated meat say that the newfangled protein — which is grown from animal cells and doesn’t require animals to be slaughtered — can be halal, or permissible under Muslim law.

And the Jewish Orthodox Union this month certified a strain of lab-grown chicken as kosher for the first time, “marking a significant step forward for the food technology’s acceptance under Jewish dietary law,” as the Times of Israel put it.

  • @MadBob
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    6 months ago

    Well it’s like saying a house plant grown from a cutting isn’t naturally occurring. It is naturally occurring, it just wouldn’t naturally occur that a clipping is put in its own pot and cultivated. So, sorry, but I didn’t just say that.