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bijou
01-16-2010, 10:48 AM
Call it pork in a petri dish a technique to turn pig stem cells into strips of meat that scientists say could one day offer a green alternative to raising livestock, help alleviate world hunger, and save some pigs their bacon.
Dutch scientists have been growing pork in the laboratory since 2006, and while they admit they haven't gotten the texture quite right or even tasted the engineered meat, they say the technology promises to have widespread implications for our food supply.
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Post describes the texture of the meat as sort of like scallop, firm but a little squishy and moist. That's because the lab meat has less protein content than conventional meat. ... Yummo (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100115/ap_on_he_me/eu_med_petri_pork)


It will need to be improved in texture before I try it.

djones520
01-16-2010, 10:49 AM
I don't know if I can support this... I refuse to eat "organic" food. I want my steroids and preservatives damnit.

megimoo
01-16-2010, 10:55 AM
Yummo (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100115/ap_on_he_me/eu_med_petri_pork)


It will need to be improved in texture before I try it.

This Isn't News,The Liberals have been doing this for years !

Gingersnap
01-16-2010, 11:13 AM
Interesting. I'll stick with the squealer type for now.

Articulate_Ape
01-16-2010, 03:03 PM
Hmm. I always thought this was how they made Spam.

MountainMan
01-16-2010, 03:09 PM
Hmm. I always thought this was how they made Spam.

Have you ever had scrapple? It is great stuff... :)

FlaGator
01-16-2010, 03:11 PM
Test tube bacon.

Articulate_Ape
01-16-2010, 03:14 PM
Have you ever had scrapple? It is great stuff... :)

Yeah, but we called it "chitlin's".

Rockntractor
01-16-2010, 05:38 PM
Why why would you tinker with perfection!:rolleyes:

SarasotaRepub
01-16-2010, 08:45 PM
I don't know if I can support this... I refuse to eat "organic" food. I want my steroids and preservatives damnit.


Agreed!!!! :D