20 Feb '12, 7pm

Artificial Hamburger Meat Successfully Grown in Vat of Bovine Fetal Cells

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page and our Food Safety Research Center page . I'm not sure which is the more offensive way to create meat. There's the current "factory farm" method where masses of hormone-jacked, antibiotics-injected cows are kept confined in what can only be called bovine concentration camps while they're fed genetically modified corn, then slaughtered without compassion and subjected to diabolical meat-harvesting machinery that turns a cow carcass into corporate profits. On the other hand, there's the new method being touted across the media: Test tube hamburgers made from thin strips of meat grown in a nutrient vat laced with bovine fetus stem cells. Yumm! The test tube meat strips actually pulsate and twitch during their laboratory growth phase, by the way, and they're ultimately ground up with strips...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_24905.cfm

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