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Robert Winner

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Would you eat "in vitro" meat?

Dutch biologist Mark Post says he can make a lab grown hamburger available by the end of the year.

What would be the impacts world wide of have lab grown meat?

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    Jan 19 2012: While interesting, most products super-synthesized and intended for human consumption really creepy me out. As other posters have stated, we already have other abundant sources of protein, such as soy beans, so why would it be necessary to make a McLab burger? Also, quality meat not only contains proteins, but essential fats and nutrients. While these can surely be added to make enriched 'meat', it still just sounds so plastic.

    I'll cautiously try it, and let you know if I grow a second head.

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