I couldn’t imagine a govenment of farming based countries allowing the laboratory grown-meat commercially. Agricultural taxes such as fart-tax would no longer seem reasonable without farmers raising animals. Another way of taxing an entire industry in the name of “protecting the ozone layer” would take a long time to find.
There’s an old old (1950s?)Isaac Asimov story about this; a lawyer from one synthetic-meat company is testifying before a Congressional committee abut their competitor’s wildly successful new flavour.
He starts by introducing them to a new word- C-A-R-N-I-V-O-R-E; and goes on to explain to his horrified listeners the savagery of their primitive ancestors who actually killed and ate real animals-“Excuse me, Mr. Chairman, but I think Senator Jones is about to faint.”.
The last sentence is something like “and now, leaving the moral implications of our rival’s new product up to your decision, I’ll have to introduce another new word: C-A-N-N-I-B-A-L.”
[quote=“Andre”]I’ve heard that human meat tastes like pork.[/quote] There’s a song by the band The Stranglers from the early eighties called “Meninblack” The song vocally and lyrically sounds like it’s possibly a bunch of aliens talking. One line of the song is ‘Human flesh is porky meat’