Gallery: $325,000 Lab-Grown Burger to be Served Up in London Next Month


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Scientists have been growing petri dish hamburgers from cultured meat specimens for the last few years, but Dr. Mark Post wants to make lab-made a consumer reality. The Maastricht-based researcher has been developing a beef muscle in vitro burger that he plans to serve up to attendees at an event in London on August 5th – at a price of $325,000! The burger is made up of 20,000 strips of cultured muscle, and Post plans to prepare it by adding only salt and pepper to enhance its lab-grown flavor.

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1 Comment

  1. jaywabz July 16, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    YES!!! This is awesome! Thanks for covering this.

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