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US approves consumption and sale of “cell-cultivated chicken”

Thursday, August 17th 2023 - 19:51 UTC
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is revolutionizing the meat industry, it has approved the sale of cell-cultured chicken in a landmark decision that clears the path for consumers to try it out themselves, the two startups that received the first approvals announced. Read full article


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  • Chicureo

    “...startups will have to convince consumers that they want to eat meat grown in a lab rather than on a farm...”

    This is alarming and against normal reason.

    Aug 17th, 2023 - 08:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    Against “normal” reason..., hermanito...?
    As in the good auld...: “Earth is flat” or “Man can't fly”..., ya' mean?

    Cellular Agriculture is THE WAY TO GO. (And as old as human civilization..., btw...)
    I don't Tænk it's “against normal reason” to enjoy a beer or to gobble a yoghurt..., do you...?

    Anyhow..., hope to live long enough to be able to taste a freshly lab-grown authentic chilli ahuacamolli... ;-)

    Aug 18th, 2023 - 08:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • FortHay

    In any case, laboratory 'grown' meat may end up being considerably cleaner than industrial feedlot products heavily permeated with antibiotics. However, I hope these products will be better than the current 'fake' meat offerings. I have tried the Adventist burger patty and there is only one word to describe it: Yuck !

    Aug 18th, 2023 - 05:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk


    Startups will have no problemos whatsoever to convince this consumer to eat meat grown in a lab rather than on a “farm” like this...:

    Having said the above..., me first meat choice would always be a wild Patagonian upland goose..., a brown trout or a guanaco...

    Aug 19th, 2023 - 06:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    Dear Tænk & FortHay

    Although I too have enjoyed wild geese and trout, my personal experience with guanaco has been disagreeable. (Tough and stringly meat.)

    I too am worried about antibiotics, but cell-cultivated chicken is a bridge too far.

    Perhaps we can convince everyone to eat more table grapes and avocados...

    By the way, it's currently raining here in Santiago, which really makes me smile.


    Aug 19th, 2023 - 09:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    “Tough and stringly” guanaco meat..., huhhh...? Not surprise if you had it in Shile...
    No offense..., but ya' Shilean are good at murdering meat twice...
    First when you slaugter the beast..., then when you cook it...

    ( Still chewing a bife a lo pobre they served me in Iquique in the early sixties... )

    Aug 19th, 2023 - 11:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo


    Occasionally I enjoy wild duck, but also everything is farm raised except seafood - other than salmon, which I really enjoy.

    I understand why you distain the way we prepare meat...

    ... barbarian for much of my nationality...

    Lots of rain today!


    Aug 19th, 2023 - 02:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    Shilean Seafood...
    The Angelmó palafites...
    Luckily the seafood in me current hood ain't too bad...

    Aug 19th, 2023 - 05:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo


    Reminds me of my first visit to the Dalmatian Coast last year.

    (By the way, I should have included CULTIVATED salmon...)

    Madame and I expect to be in Valle Nevado tomorrow...


    Aug 19th, 2023 - 06:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    “Reminds me of my first visit to the Dalmatian Coast last year.”..., ya' say...

    I say...:
    - Not strange..., after all..., la Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia & la Superba Repubblica di Genova were hermanitas..., como las nuestras... ;-)

    Aug 19th, 2023 - 08:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo


    Let's not forget the stunning Roman Empire, we saw...


    Aug 19th, 2023 - 08:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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