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Andras Forgacs:
Leather and meat without killing animals

TEDGlobal 2013 · 9:02 · Filmed Jun 2013
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By 2050, it will take 100 billion land animals to provide the world's population with meat, dairy, eggs and leather goods. Maintaining this herd will take a huge, potentially unsustainable toll on the planet. What if there were a different way? In this eye-opening talk, tissue engineering advocate Andras Forgacs argues that biofabricating meat and leather is a civilized way to move past killing animals for hamburgers and handbags.

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Bioprinting entrepreneur
Andras Forgacs produces animal products — meat and leather — without the animal. Full bio

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