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Netanyahu visits cultured meat maker, says Israel to be ‘major power’ in field

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Aleph Farms today, a startup working on the production of cultured meat.

Tasting the product, Netanyahu said it was “unbelievable, taste with compassion. There is no difference here.”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits cultured meat startup Aleph Farms in Rehovot. (Koby Gideon/GPO)

Netanyahu says meat “is a major part of pollution in the world” and says his government will work to aid the food substitutes sector.

“Israel will be a major power in alternative meat, alternative protein,” he says.

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