Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Who are you calling a 'meatball'?

When I first read the headline I thought they were talking about some kinda Guiness Book big-ass friggin' meatball. 
I think I'll pass on this one though...
A mammoth meatball has been created by a cultivated meat company, resurrecting the flesh of the long-extinct animals. 
The project aims to demonstrate the potential of meat grown from cells, without the slaughter of animals, and to highlight the link between large-scale livestock production and the destruction of wildlife and the climate crisis.
The mammoth meatball was produced by Vow, an Australian company, which is taking a different approach to cultured meat. 

There are scores of companies working on replacements for conventional meat, such as chicken, pork and beef. But Vow is aiming to mix and match cells from unconventional species to create new kinds of meat.
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  1. How much fossil fuel energy and resources were used to build the facility and run it to create this stunt product??? A lot more than the sunlight on grass to fatten a cow for sure. Cultured meat will be FAR more resource intensive than farm-raised food.

  2. but originated from an animal...