There's a growing cultural debate over meatless meat.
It comes with the move to replace meat with meat-like products made from plants, wheat and some other interesting ingredients. Scientists are also developing lab-grown meat.
All that has some people hopeful that alternatives to eating actual animals will help the environment, animal welfare and individual health.
But the movement has brought about a question: "Will changing definitions of meat affect how we think about our values?"
Irene Li, co-owner and head chef for the Mei Mei Restaurant Group, food columnist for WBUR's The ARTery and co-author of "Double Awesome Chinese Food: Irresistible and Totally Achievable Recipes From Our Chinese American Kitchen." She tweets @ireneshiangli.
This article was originally published on March 18, 2019.
This segment aired on March 18, 2019.