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Burgers

Would you eat this man made burger ?
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/07/29/test_tube_burger_to_be_eaten/
Perhaps all food will be made this way one day.
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Anyone seeking approval of an in vitro meat product would have to provide a dossier of evidence to show that the product is safe, nutritionally equivalent to existing meat products, and will not mislead the consumer.

Given the number of horses that we were recently fed under the guise of beef, those tasks listed above should be pretty easy with our so called 'strict' standards  Grin
I'm assuming the dossier of evidence will be a tesco clubcard, the equivalence test being someone from the HSE sniffing it and agreeing it smells similar and the not misleading will be a verbal agreement to be truthful and obey the rules which is then suddenly forgotten about and no-one can trace anyone responsible because the product went through so many countries to get here  Crazy
Apart from that, I'm all up for it!
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They would have to be careful when selecting the cells. Which scientist would make the selection?
The one that's just been riding a horse.
The one with bad dandruff.
Or the compulsive nose picker.
Plenty of scope for some strange end products. Smiley
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Kids eaten free......well, not quite free Undecided
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After seeing the burger on BBC News tonight I am a little wary of eating it.  No worries they say it will be 10 years before it's on the market.
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I am a little wary of eating it.

Hang on a minute... pro capitalism, political, monarchy and state artmo saying something negative about something new that may solve food shortages in the future? I never thought I'd see the day!  Wink
Who are you and what have you done with the real artmo? - I want him back!  Cheesy
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I fail to see what it has to do  pro capitalism, political monarchy and state.  Commercially I don't see it as viable.
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Me neither at the moment but you were talking of eating it Smiley
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This is a proper burger.
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Here's another albeit a very old one...

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The breadcrumbs, egg powder and seasoning that were added for flavour must certainly have helped with its taste. It was also coloured with beetroot and saffron - as the stem cell strands on their own are an unappetising pasty colour.

In which case they might just as well have had a hugely cheaper one made from Quorn.  Cry
Which indirectly leads me to an intriguing question.....
What if you grew such meat yourself from your own stem cells. And then ate it!
Discuss the legal and moral position.  Crazy
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Would you eat this man made burger ?

As opposed to a "woman" made burger ? ?  Cheesy
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triguing question.....
What if you grew such meat yourself from your own stem cells. And then ate it!
Discuss the legal and moral position.  Crazy

I suppose it would technically be cannibalism and while not eaten by murdering a person, it would still be human DNA / tissue and I for one would think anyone willing to eat it, would have a screw loose. It isn't natural to want to eat your fellow beings.
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It isn't natural to want to eat your fellow beings.

Unless it gets labelled as something different. We already have quorn burgers so who would notice the new ones made of soylent green.
Hmmmmm tasty.
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lol
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