Meat cultured from individual animal cells has the potential to replace meat produced from killing animals. But if cultured meat is identical to normal meat, it will cause the same health problems. If it is different, it may be better or worse; it is too early to say.
The AJP will judge such meat replacements on a case-by-case basis as the evidence emerges.
- To ask the NHMRC to report on the state and potential for cultured meat, dairy and egg products.