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Is eating lab-grown meat vegan?

It would be vegan if its production does not rely on the exploitation of animals. One part of the motivation for lab-grown meat, artificial milk, etc., is to reduce our systematic exploitation of ...
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Was PETA's support of lab grown meat that used calf blood vegan?

By definition, vegans do not use any animal product, food or otherwise https://www.vegansociety.com/go-vegan/definition-veganism Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is ...
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Is eating lab-grown meat vegan?

Gerrit's answer is undoubtedly the correct and concise one, but this is such an interesting subject that I have to offer a couple of thoughts. While it might be vegan I think it's incompatible with ...
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Is eating lab-grown meat vegan?

There is no official body dictating what vegans may and may not eat. So, each vegan needs to make his or her own decision. A very strict line that some vegans that I know take: if some animal ...
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Is eating lab-grown meat vegan?

Vegan, as I understand it, is about reducing suffering and harm, so the definition of contains animal parts or products falls a bit short here. So for example, I consider eating road kill as vegan, or ...
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Was PETA's support of lab grown meat that used calf blood vegan?

If it took killing to produce, I wouldn't eat it. That would go against my morality. However, there is also the bigger picture here. Millions of animals die everyday just for the consumption of ...
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Could clean/cultured meat be ethically OK for vegetarians but not vegans?

There is no official body dictating what vegetarians may and may not eat. Each needs to make his or her own decision. I don't think that I would eat it since I am quite happy with traditional ...
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Synthesis of fish oil without killing animals

There's actually some good research that's being done on the best ways to synthesize omega-3 fatty acids, which is the key ingredient in fish oil that folks want. Check out this academic review from ...
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Is eating lab-grown meat vegan?

It depends on WHY you do it. If you are vegan out of concern for animal well-being, then sure, I would say it's vegan if nothing is from an actual animal (i.e. Stem cells, tissues, etc. taken from a ...
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Is eating lab-grown meat vegan?

Would it make a difference to the answers if it was lab grown Human flesh? Some Buddhists and others believe that consciousness comes from the whole body, not just the brain. I would wonder if this ...

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