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Andras Forgacs:
Leather and meat without killing animals

TEDGlobal 2013 · 9:02 · Filmed Jun 2013
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Andras Forgacs: Leather and meat without killing animals
9:02 · Filmed June 2013 at TEDGlobal 2013 · Subtitles available in 35 languages

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.

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