Why antibiotic-use foes should be wary of lab-grown meat
In order to create a sterile environment when working with animal cells, antibiotics are commonly used, UC-Davis professor says
The use of antibiotics in livestock and poultry production is a common concern for consumers skeptical of the meat and poultry industries.
But as meat alternatives are being developed, one avenue that is being explored is laboratory-grown or cell-cultured meats.
If consumers have the perception that too many antibiotics…