Lab beef a reality in 10 years: scientist

Lab beef a reality in 10 years: scientist

AAP Laboratory beef could surpass the real thing within 10 years to solve environmental and animal welfare problems, while remaining just as tasty, a Dutch scientist says. Mark Post, Professor of Physiology at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, 18 months ago oversaw the creation of the first "cultured beef" burger made of stem cells from cow muscle tissue. "They recognise the same problem…

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  • Lab beef a reality in 10 years: scientist AAP - 6 hours ago
    Lab beef a reality in 10 years: scientist

    Laboratory beef could surpass the real thing within 10 years to solve environmental and animal welfare problems, while remaining just as tasty, a Dutch scientist says. Mark Post, Professor of Physiology at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, 18 months ago oversaw the creation of the first "cultured beef" burger made of stem cells from cow muscle tissue. "They recognise the same problems, probably better than anybody else, and they see there could be alternatives," Professor Post told reporters in Darwin on Friday, where he was a guest speaker at the Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association annual conference. Initially, it will be considered a luxury product, with an appeal to those with environmental and animal welfare concerns.

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