Cultured Meat?
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There is a project to grow meat for food not on a farm but in a lab. Scientists are using animal stem cells to grow meat for human consumption in a lab. The project is still in the proof of concept stage. But it does offer some interesting options.

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TheSovereign commented on Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011 at 13:23 PM

Grow your own food, its the only way of knowing where it came from.

Remember the 1973 Charlton Heston movie Soylent Green?

rozemist commented on Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011 at 08:52 AM

I remember that
It scared me.
So one would wonder what might be growing in these so called labs. :)

DLangdon commented on Thursday, Nov 17, 2011 at 15:21 PM

Reminds me of a line from another tv show. "Its edible but I wouldn't call it food"

SandyThompson commented on Thursday, Nov 17, 2011 at 18:50 PM

At the rate we keep losing farmland to developers, lab grown food will be all that susatains us in another 100 years.

DLangdon commented on Friday, Nov 18, 2011 at 01:08 AM

We are doomed

justmy2sense commented on Friday, Nov 18, 2011 at 01:35 AM

I, too, remember Soylent Green. I can't believe that was 1973. :)

The article sure didn't make the $345,000 lab burger sound too appetizing. Very interesting...

DLangdon commented on Friday, Nov 18, 2011 at 01:48 AM

Definitely not an item for the McDs dollar menu

Bull153 commented on Friday, Nov 18, 2011 at 02:41 AM

"Pack enough of these (strips) together -- probably around 3,000 of them in layers -- throw in a few strips of lab-grown fat, and you have the world's first "cultured meat" burger..."

Just add some barbeque sauce, lettuce, tomato, onion, and cheese - Presto! Carl's Jr's. New Barbeque $345.000 Dollar Burger... ;)


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