n South African Food Review - Stem cells could revolutionise the food industry : innovation
|Article Title||Stem cells could revolutionise the food industry : innovation|
|© Publisher:||New Media Publishing|
|Journal||South African Food Review|
|Publication Date||Mar 2012|
Currently, Dutch scientists are perfecting the world's first test tube hamburger made from bovine stem cells. It's expected to be revealed to the world by British chef Heston Blumenthal in October. Although the price tag for this particular burger is estimated at 250,000 (over R2 million), the aim is to eventually ease the environmental impact of traditional animal-rearing methods, while providing a sustainable food source for the world's starving millions.
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