Grow Pork, without the hassle of turds.

“Researchers in the Netherlands have created what was described as soggy pork and are now investigating ways to improve the muscle tissue in the hope that people will one day want to eat it.

No one has yet tasted the product, but it is believed the artificial meat could be on sale within five years.

Vegetarian groups welcomed the news, saying there was “no ethical objection” if meat was not a piece of a dead animal. ” from the Telegraph via next nature
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Maybe they mean animal right activists welcome the news. Somehow, I don’t think many vegetarians would jump at the chance to eat test-tube pork, nor pork lovers. But as the companies website markets mickey-mouse shaped pork, this could become the perfect new lunch-able.

 
People: Jon Cohrs
Research: Sustainability
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