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A company growing animal-free leather in a lab

Clip: Season 4 Episode 7 | 7m 32s

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.

Aired: 11/20/17

Rating: NR

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