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A company growing animal-free leather in a lab

  • Aired: 11/20/2017
  • 07:32
  • Rating: NR
From the massive amounts of land it takes to raise a global herd of animals to the water supply used in the greenhouse gases released during the process, the production of animal products like leather is resource intensive. Andras Forgacs, Co-founder and CEO of Modern Meadow, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how his company came up with an alternative by growing animal-free leather in a lab.
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