Cultivated grown is on its way to American plates and European startups want a spot in the kitchen. In a landmark moment for the sector, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has given two companies approval to sell lab-grown meat, which is made by taking cells from living animals. After extraction, the cells are placed in a bioreactor and grown into muscle tissue. Finally, the flesh is shaped into the type of cuts found on supermarket shelves. Proponents say the process reduces our carbon footprint and prevents animal suffering, while producing the same meat products that we know and…

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