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Researchers in the Netherlands 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 their produce, 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.
Mark Post, professor of physiology at Eindhoven University, told The Sunday Times: “What we have at the moment is rather like wasted muscle tissue. We need to find ways of improving it by training it and stretching it, but we will get there.
Originally posted by Blackmarketeer
Mmm, laboratory meat paste washed down with a glass of Monsanto's hormonal milk - I'm salivating already.
Originally posted by Solomons
Don't expect this to do much in regards to feeding people around the world though.