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Old 12-06-2009, 11:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Test Tube Meat... really?

Scientists Flesh Out Plans to Grow (and Sell) Test Tube Meat

In five to 10 years, supermarkets might have some new products in the meat counter: packs of vat-grown meat that are cheaper to produce than livestock and have less impact on the environment...

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Old 12-06-2009, 11:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Why is everything coming in 5 to 10 years?
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This is for some reason quite unappealing. Though I am sure it will taste just like chicken.
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I'll keep eating beef that eats grass, not corn and is raised by real people and chicken that run around eating bugs and food scraps.
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It's PEOPLE! SOYLENT GREEN IS PEOPLE!

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Raise your hands .... has anyone here ACTUALLY BOUGHT canned meat like that and ACTUALLY ate it? I've never been even slightly tempted.... i'd rather go kill a sewer rat and cook it than eat that.
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Raise your hands .... has anyone here ACTUALLY BOUGHT canned meat like that and ACTUALLY ate it? I've never been even slightly tempted.... i'd rather go kill a sewer rat and cook it than eat that.
You can't buy it yet. It's not on open market.

I've bought processed meat, though. Chances are, if you've ever eaten a boneless ham, or most chicken-like products, you were eating processed meat. Same with any sausage or hot-dog type food.
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