Chicken Strips Cultivated From Cells In Lab

WSJ – March 15, 2017:  A Bay Area food-technology startup says it has successfully developed the world’s first chicken strip grown from self-reproducing cells without so much as ruffling a feather.

The cell-cultured meat startups are a long way from replacing the meat industry’s global network of hatcheries, chicken barns, feed mills and processing plants. But they say they’re making progress

And it pretty much tastes like chicken, according to people who were offered samples Tuesday in San Francisco, before the planned big revealing held on March 15 by Memphis Meats Inc.

Some who sampled the strip—breaded, deep fried and spongier than a whole chicken breast—said it nearly nailed the flavor of the traditional variety. Their verdict: They would eat it again. Link: Read Complete Article


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